Bug 734779 - RFE: When an nvr is explicitly specified, don't change it when depsolving
Summary: RFE: When an nvr is explicitly specified, don't change it when depsolving
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum
Version: 16
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Fedora Packaging Toolset Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-08-31 12:18 UTC by Mads Kiilerich
Modified: 2014-01-21 23:19 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-02-13 20:45:10 UTC

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Description Mads Kiilerich 2011-08-31 12:18:56 UTC
While trying to build a live image from the current slightly broken f16 updates-testing I explicitly specified a previous (and available) version of evolution-data-server, essentially:


gnome-shell-3.1.4-2.gite7b9933.fc16 requires libcamel-1.2.so.28 which evolution-data-server-3.1.5-2.fc16 provides. (It turns out that the latest gnome-panel has conflicting requirements - the issue is that I don't get any indication of that.)

The resolution of that package list goes like this:

Checking deps for evolution-data-server.i686 0:3.1.5-2.fc16 - u
looking for ('evolution-data-server', 'GE', ('0', '1.9.1', None)) as a requirement of gnome-panel.i686 0:3.1.5-5.fc16 - u
TSINFO: Marking evolution-data-server-3.1.90-1.fc16.i686 as install for gnome-panel-3.1.5-5.fc16.i686
Checking deps for evolution-data-server.i686 0:3.1.5-2.fc16 - u
gnome-shell-3.1.4-2.gite7b9933.fc16.i686 requires: libcamel-1.2.so.28
Searching pkgSack for dep: libcamel-1.2.so.28
Potential resolving package evolution-data-server-3.1.5-1.fc16.i686 has newer instance in ts.
Potential resolving package evolution-data-server-3.1.5-1.fc16.i686 has newer instance in ts.
Potential resolving package evolution-data-server-3.1.5-2.fc16.i686 has newer instance in ts.
Checking deps for evolution-data-server.i686 0:3.1.90-1.fc16 - u
Checking deps for evolution-data-server.i686 0:3.1.5-2.fc16 - u
Error creating Live CD : Failed to build transaction : gnome-shell-3.1.4-2.gite7b9933.fc16.i686 requires libcamel-1.2.so.28

That message is wrong/confusing. I explicitly specified evolution-data-server-3.1.5-2.fc16 which do provide libcamel-1.2.so.28.

Instead I would expect a helpful error message with evolution-data-server collision failure. It shouldn't consider 3.1.5-5 as an update of 3.1.5-2 when I explicitly specified 3.1.5-2.


Comment 1 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2012-04-27 15:24:42 UTC
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.

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