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Bug 59264 - Conflicts with db1
Conflicts with db1
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 58942
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-libs (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2002-02-04 03:56 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Description Need Real Name 2002-02-04 03:56:04 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; Q312461)

Description of problem:
gnome-libs and gnome-libs-devel conflict with db1 
package, /usr/bin/db1_dump185, /usr/lib/libdb1.so.2 and /usr/lib/libdb1.a

Surely db1 should either be required, or superceded, or the conflicting files 
should have different names if they are special to that gnome-libs build.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try and install gnome-libs- and gnome-libs-devel- on 
a system with db1 installed

Actual Results:  Fails of course with rpm conflict reported

Expected Results:  Should have succeeded

Additional info:
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-02-04 11:05:50 EST
I was advised not to Obsoletes: db1 for now, I'm not sure of the rationale.

The files can't be renamed since that would change the libgnomeui ABI.
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2002-02-05 10:35:05 EST
What about the ABI of things using db1 if we force the install, or lets compare 
breaking the abi to not being able to install it at all.

It's a rawhide build, lets break the abi of libgnomeui and stick a few >= in 
the requires lines.

If I haven't grasped something, please let me know.
Comment 3 Havoc Pennington 2002-02-05 11:39:54 EST
Yes, we can't break the ABI. It being rawhide isn't relevant, rawhide gets
released eventually.

You shouldn't need the db1 package, is the idea. i.e. remove it.
Comment 4 Havoc Pennington 2002-02-26 14:55:15 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 58942 ***
Comment 5 Need Real Name 2002-02-27 03:28:28 EST
In that case can we at least have "Conflicts: db1" in the spec files.

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