persistent gnome dep problems (F16 alpha rc3-5, alpha), --skip-broken wants to haul in 32-bit libs

Bill Nottingham notting at
Wed Aug 24 18:02:44 UTC 2011

Matthias Clasen (mclasen at said: 
> On Wed, 2011-08-24 at 11:35 +0200, Jurgen Kramer wrote:
> > I have not seen any mention of this on the list so far so here it goes.
> > I've been seeing gnome dep problems for the last few days (through alpha
> > rc's and now alpha).
> > Error: Protected multilib versions:
> > gnome-panel-libs-3.1.5-2.fc16.x86_64 !=
> > gnome-panel-libs-3.0.2-3.fc16.i686
> > 
> I have no idea what these errors mean or how to fix them.
> Any advice would be appreciated. Actually, this one is kind of
> understandable, but I have also seen 'protected multilib' stuff where
> both sides of the != were the same arch, which left me wondering.

That error is just a side-effect of how --skip-broken is working right
now. While that can be fixed, the real problem is that not everything
is rebuilt properly against the current versions of e-d-s and


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