Bug 606906 - Cannot get packages to update
Summary: Cannot get packages to update
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rpm
Version: 5.5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Packaging Maintenance Team
QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-06-22 17:27 UTC by Nancy
Modified: 2013-03-07 15:18 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2013-03-07 15:18:18 UTC

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Description Nancy 2010-06-22 17:27:32 UTC
Description of problem:
Cannot get my packages to update using the Red Hat repository

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client release 5.5 (Tikanga)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.yum update --skip-broken

Actual results:
Downloading Packages:
Running rpm_check_debug
ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve:
openssl is needed by (installed) openssl-devel

Expected results:  All packages updated

Additional info:  I have been running yum update and have gotten all kinds of dependency issues;  Then I run the --skip-broken and get the above

Comment 1 Florian Festi 2013-03-07 15:18:18 UTC
Looks like yum tries to fix the situation but misses a dependency. Removing openssl-devel by hand should solve the problem present on the system. AFAIK there have been some improvements on the --skipbroken code, so it is likely that this exact problem does no longer exist.

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