Description of Problem:
up2date does not display dependency problems correctly
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
try to update rpm from Skunkworks by issuing 'up2date rpm'
[root@morn rhn-packages]# up2date rpm
Retrieving list of all available packages...
There was a package dependency problem. The message was:
A package providing librpmdb-4.0.3.so could not be found.
A package providing librpm-4.0.3.so could not be found.
A package providing librpmio-4.0.3.so could not be found.
A package providing librpmbuild-4.0.3.so could not be found.
librpm-4.0.3.so is needed by gnorpm-0.96-11
librpm-4.0.3.so is needed by kdeadmin-2.2.2-2
librpmbuild-4.0.3.so is needed by kdeadmin-2.2.2-2
librpmdb-4.0.3.so is needed by gnorpm-0.96-11
librpmdb-4.0.3.so is needed by kdeadmin-2.2.2-2
librpmio-4.0.3.so is needed by gnorpm-0.96-11
librpmio-4.0.3.so is needed by kdeadmin-2.2.2-2
or even better something along the lines of:
you are attempting to install rpm-4.0.4-0.19, but the following packages require
I set this to 'Red hat Beta' if you deem this too paranoid, remove the flag.
you get both pieces ;->
Should be fixed in an upcoming rawhide snapshot, eventually.
btw, next version of the client will be more explicit and accurate
in the way it describes these kinds of dependency errors.