Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 737729
bind fails to pull in dependencies on bind-utils, bind-sdb
Last modified: 2013-04-30 19:50:01 EDT
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):
I only did it once, but I assume every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update bind-chroot, bind
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.
I will add versioned requirement into bind-sdb and bind-utils so this won't happen again in the future. Thanks for the report!
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