Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 984276
package boost-devel.i686 is broken - and cannot be installed
Last modified: 2015-02-17 11:08:43 EST
Description of problem:
after recent update to boost libraries dependency for boost-static version 686
on 64bit version of Fedora 19
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[root@fedora19beta ]# yum install boost-static.i686
Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit
--> Running transaction check
---> Package boost-static.i686 0:1.53.0-6.fc19 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: boost-devel = 1.53.0-6.fc19 for package: boost-static-1.53.0-6.fc19.i686
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Package: boost-static-1.53.0-6.fc19.i686 (fedora)
Requires: boost-devel = 1.53.0-6.fc19
Installed: boost-devel-1.53.0-7.fc19.i686 (@updates)
boost-devel = 1.53.0-7.fc19
Available: boost-devel-1.53.0-6.fc19.i686 (fedora)
boost-devel = 1.53.0-6.fc19
You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest
Steps to Reproduce:
just try to install it or upgrade it
Error for Dependency Resolution
both 64 bit and 32 bit packages of boost-static should install automatically
I don't see this problem. I can't seem to reproduce it in mock. Could you paste output of "yum list boost\*" please?
Ah, I understand the problem now. Reproducer on x86_64 machine:
# yum install boost-static boost
# yum install boost-static.i686
The first installs 1.53.0-7.fc19, the second then attempts to get in boost-static-1.53.0-6.fc19, which fails. I don't really understand why static-6 is available and static-7 not. Maybe -6 is what got out of rawhide stage, and was therefore in -fedora, but was omitted from -updates? There's some rationale in bug 837901, but it appears as if static should have been made available.
Anyway, currently I suspect the problem is not in boost, and am switching this over to mash, like bug 837901 was.
Also note that we got this fat warning, which is obviously related to the original problem:
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