Bug 606906 - Cannot get packages to update
Cannot get packages to update
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
5.5
All Linux
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Assigned To: packaging-team-maint
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Reported: 2010-06-22 13:27 EDT by Nancy
Modified: 2013-03-07 10:18 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-03-07 10:18:18 EST
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Description Nancy 2010-06-22 13:27:32 EDT
Description of problem:
Cannot get my packages to update using the Red Hat repository

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rpm-4.4.2-48.el5
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
Complete!



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 10:18:18 EST
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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