Strange package dependency problem
Neal D. Becker
ndbecker2 at verizon.net
Fri Mar 19 12:12:54 UTC 2004
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Andrew Farris wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-03-19 at 12:19 +0100, Alexander Volovics wrote:
>> While trying to upgrade to the latest rawhide packages with up2date
>> today I encountered the following:
>> There was a package dependency problem. The message was:
>> Unresolvable chain of dependencies:
>> XFree86-4.3.0-64 requires XFree86-libs = 4.3.0-64
>> XFree86-devel-4.3.0-64 requires XFree86-libs = 4.3.0-64
>> XFree86-twm-4.3.0-64 requires XFree86-libs = 4.3.0-64
>> XFree86-xfs-4.3.0-64 requires XFree86-libs = 4.3.0-64
>> Please modify your package selections and try again.
>> I had upgraded to the complete set of XFree86-4.3.0-64 packages I use
>> (including all the above mentioned) without problems yesterday.
>> Anybody else seen this?
> XFree86-libs is probably being removed in favor of xorg packages. Try
> updating with ignoring all the xorg packages and see if the dependencies
> still arise. Otherwise update directly to all the xorg package set
> (either download locally and use rpm -Uvh xorg*.rpm or yum install
> Verify you are connected to a mirror that is in sync and has all the
> xorg packages available. I updated tonight from the USC mirror (the
> up2date sources entry for this mirror is below).
> yum fedora-development
I modified my yum update entry as above, and I still see the same result
(above) reported by others.
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