Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 630802
perl-Test-Smoke must not provide perl(Mail::Sendmail)
Last modified: 2010-12-03 07:35:18 EST
Description of problem:
perl-Test-Smoke ships inc::Mail::Sendmail
# repoquery -ql perl-Test-Smoke | grep Sendmail
This causes perl-Test-Smoke provide perl(Mail::Sendmail), which conflicts with the real perl(Mail::Sendmail):
# repoquery -q --whatprovides 'perl(Mail::Sendmail)'
AFAIS, perl-Test-Smoke's inc/Mail/Sendmail.pm is an outdated version of Mail/Sendmail.pm which must not be installed and probably also should not be used in Fedora.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This causes yum to pull in the perl-Test-Smoke package in cases when packages would want to "Require: perl(Mail::Sendmail)" on all of Fedora 12 ... 15.
=> It causes malfunctions.
perl-Test-Smoke-1.43-2.fc14 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 14.
Why did you reset this BZ's priority?
a) breaks building other packages and causes FTBS bugs.
b) breaks user installations.
It should be fixed in all currently released Fedora's and should definitely not be "sit out" by shifting responsibility to upstream/CPAN.
Examples the breakdowns this bug is causing:
DEBUG util.py:255: perl(Mail::Sendmail)
DEBUG util.py:255: Winner: perl-Test-Smoke-1.43-1.fc14.noarch
DEBUG util.py:255: Winner: perl-Mail-Sendmail-0.79-14.fc14.noarch
DEBUG util.py:255: Best Order: [(<YumAvailablePackageSqlite : perl-Test-Smoke-1.43-1.fc14.noarch (0x11e01d0)>, 986), (<YumAvailablePackageSqlite : perl-Mail-Sendmail-0.79-14.fc14.noarch (0x11e0150)>, 983)]
DEBUG util.py:255: 0:perl-Test-Smoke-1.43-1.fc14.noarch
# mock -r fedora-13-i386 init
# mock -r fedora-13-i386 -v install perl\(Mail::Sendmail\)
DEBUG: perl-Test-Smoke noarch 1.43-1.fc13 updates-released 288 k
perl-Test-Smoke-1.43-2.fc14 has been pushed to the Fedora 14 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
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