Bug 591934 - gdb depsolving problems with i386 package on ia64
gdb depsolving problems with i386 package on ia64
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: releng (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Kopecek
Release Test Team
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Reported: 2010-05-13 10:08 EDT by Jaroslav Kortus
Modified: 2011-09-09 04:36 EDT (History)
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Description Jaroslav Kortus 2010-05-13 10:08:31 EDT
Description of problem:
[root@z3 ~]# yum install gdb
Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Package gdb-6.8-27.el5.ia64 already installed and latest version
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package gdb.i386 0:6.8-27.el5 set to be updated
--> Processing Dependency: libreadline.so.5 for package: gdb
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
gdb-6.8-27.el5.i386 from rhel-ia64-server-5.3.z has depsolving problems
  --> Missing Dependency: libreadline.so.5 is needed by package gdb-6.8-27.el5.i386 (rhel-ia64-server-5.3.z)
Error: Missing Dependency: libreadline.so.5 is needed by package gdb-6.8-27.el5.i386 (rhel-ia64-server-5.3.z)
[root@z3 ~]# uname -a
Linux z3 2.6.18-128.16.1.el5 #1 SMP Tue Mar 23 14:06:23 EDT 2010 ia64 ia64 ia64 GNU/Linux

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
see above

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. register to z-stream for 5.3.z
2. yum install gdb
Actual results:
only .ia64 version installs

Expected results:
bot ia64 and i386 versions should be able to install. Besides that, installing both of them is the default when doing "yum install gdb".

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jan Kratochvil 2011-01-04 14:03:19 EST
There was no 5.3.z release of GDB.

readline.i386 is shipped with RHEL-5.3:

# hostname
# rpm -q redhat-release
# yum install readline.i386
No package readline.i386 available.

I can confirm the problem exists but it is specific to RHN and I do not know RHN.
Comment 2 Tomas Kopecek 2011-03-07 10:36:28 EST
readline-5.1-1.1.i386.rpm is still missing from 5.3.z and 5.3.ll ia64 channels. Proposing for 5.3.ll.

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