More and more yum dependency problems
paul at city-fan.org
Thu Aug 4 16:39:20 UTC 2005
On Thu, 2005-08-04 at 12:34 -0400, Tony Nelson wrote:
> At 7:58 AM +0100 8/4/05, Paul Howarth wrote:
> >On Wed, 2005-08-03 at 12:36 -0400, Tony Nelson wrote:
> >> In such cases, a more explicit error message would be very helpful.
> >> Something like "Multi-lib support conflict (.i386 package <foo-version1>
> >> vs. .x86_64 package <foor-version2>):", followed by the conflicts.
> >I suspect that this error message comes directly from rpm rather than
> >from yum. Although it's quite easy to diagnose this issue once you've
> >seen it a few times, I think it could be made much more obvious simply
> >by adding the arch information where the conflicting packages are of
> >different architectures:
> >file /usr/bin/mozilla from install of mozilla-1.7.10-1.5.1.x86_64
> >conflicts with file from package mozilla-1.7.8-2.i386
> >Worth a bugzilla RFE perhaps?
> Probably. Would it be appropriate for me to submit a request for a feature
> I have no present need for? (Sure, someday I'll need it, when I buy an x64
Why not? You're just doing it for the benefit of the community :-)
You could refer to this thread in the archives in your report, for
evidence of it being useful.
Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org>
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