Bug 841547 - dependency problem in python
dependency problem in python
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: python (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dave Malcolm
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Reported: 2012-07-19 07:22 EDT by Toni Willberg
Modified: 2013-03-21 01:07 EDT (History)
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Description Toni Willberg 2012-07-19 07:22:38 EDT
Description of problem:

 cannot update python due depsolving problems

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. installed RHEL 5.8 x86_64 from ISO, downloaded today
2. registered to RHN
3. yum update 
4. yum update python
Actual results:

 #3 failed
 #4 fails

Expected results:

 no errors

Additional info:
 dependency check fails on libxml2-python-2.6.26-2.1.15 and gamin-python-0.1.7-10,
 they both depend on /usr/lib64/python2.4
Comment 1 Toni Willberg 2012-07-19 07:24:05 EDT
Comment 2 Dave Malcolm 2013-02-27 13:31:01 EST
My guess is that you had 32-bit rpms of

Unfortunately rpm in RHEL 5 doesn't show the arch of the packages.

What is the output of:

rpm -qa --qf="%{name}-%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}\n" gamin-python libxml2-python

See bug 625372
Comment 5 RHEL Product and Program Management 2013-03-21 01:07:07 EDT
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