Bug 737729 - bind fails to pull in dependencies on bind-utils, bind-sdb
Summary: bind fails to pull in dependencies on bind-utils, bind-sdb
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bind
Version: 15
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
unspecified
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adam Tkac
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-09-12 23:36 UTC by stan
Modified: 2013-04-30 23:50 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 19:45:50 UTC


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Description stan 2011-09-12 23:36:34 UTC
Description of problem:  Installed the latest version of bind and bind-chroot from updates-testing.  After they were installed, the named demon failed.  It wouldn't start because the new bind had a dependency that wasn't installed, that it didn't pull in.  I had to change configuration on eth0 to get a link back.  Then I updated bind-utils and bind-sdb to the latest versions, and everything worked again.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
bind-9.8.1-1.fc15.src.rpm

How reproducible:
I only did it once, but I assume every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update bind-chroot, bind
2. 
3.
  
Actual results:
Named fails

Expected results:
Pulls in the required dependency for libraries, and named works fine.

Additional info:  A few years ago, I used to run Rawhide regularly.  Because of all the dependency errors that occur in Rawhide, I developed scripts that updated packages individually given a list of updates in a file from yum list updates command.  That way, I could install everything without errors and save error messages, especially dependency errors, to be reported.  I continue to run updates using those scripts.  In this case, it was installing bind-chroot, and pulled in bind as a dependency, but failed to pull in all the required dependencies.  I didn't save the actual error when I tried to restart named manually, but it was something about a lib not being accessible; I think it was something like libicss.  After I installed the other packages, which don't have any libs in them, everything worked.  Both of them access libs like that, so possibly both are necessary dependencies.

Comment 1 Adam Tkac 2011-09-21 11:43:37 UTC
I will add versioned requirement into bind-sdb and bind-utils so this won't happen again in the future. Thanks for the report!

Comment 2 stan 2011-09-21 16:21:59 UTC
Great!  Thanks for your help.

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