Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 59264
Conflicts with db1
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:01 EDT
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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Surely db1 should either be required, or superceded, or the conflicting files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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try and install gnome-libs-220.127.116.11.90-9 and gnome-libs-devel-18.104.22.168.90-9 on
a system with db1 installed
Actual Results: Fails of course with rpm conflict reported
Expected Results: Should have succeeded
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.
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.
Yes, we can't break the ABI. It being rawhide isn't relevant, rawhide gets
You shouldn't need the db1 package, is the idea. i.e. remove it.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 58942 ***
In that case can we at least have "Conflicts: db1" in the spec files.