Description of problem:
Package php-mbstring.x86_64 5.3.3-3.el6_2.6 has php_common.i686 (5.3.3-3.el6_2.6) as a dependency
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
So far this error is showing up on all of our local RHEL6.2 x86_64 boxes that have php-mbstring installed.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt to patch or install with yum. Example:
sudo yum -y install php-mbstring
Yum attempts to install php_common.i686 and a long dependency chain based on that package, errors out with:
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Protected multilib versions: php-common-5.3.3-3.el6_2.6.i686 != php-common-5.3.3-3.el6_2.8.x86_64
You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest
We're using a local spacewalk repository, not going directly off of rhn.redhat.com
I'd guess your optional repo is not in synch.
php-mbstring comes from optional. It depends on php-common with matching NVR though without an arch-specific requirement.
yum is finding an old php-mbstring.x86_64, and an old php-common.i686 (-3.el6_2.6) which matches the NVR requirement, but that conflicts with the new php-common.x86_64 (-3.el6_2.8).
The deps should be tight enough to show a conflict earlier, but you would get a conflict anyway since that old php-mbstring cannot be installed.
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