Broken dependencies in EPEL - 2008-02-27

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Thu Feb 28 18:15:02 UTC 2008

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 9:21 AM, Michael Schwendt <bugs.michael at> wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 23:08:09 -0000, Fedora Extras repoclosure wrote:
>  > ======================================================================
>  > Broken packages in fedora-epel-5-i386:
>  >
>  >     amavisd-new-2.4.5-1.el5.noarch  requires  perl(Archive::Zip)
>  >     evolution-bogofilter-0.2.0-5.el5.1.i386  requires
>  >     mail-notification-evolution-plugin-4.0-2.el5.i386  requires
>  >     mlvirsh-  requires
>  >     ocaml-libvirt-  requires
>  >     ooo2txt-0.0.6-3.el5.noarch  requires  perl(Archive::Zip)
>  >     virt-top-  requires
>  The RHEL virtualisation pkgs are in a separate repo. This is
>  missing in the yum cfg.
>  As why  perl(Archive::Zip)  is missing in RHEL5 and not CentOS5
>  puzzles me (right now -- I've not examined it). Same applies to
> as that is evidence of an ABI-incompatible update
>  somewhere.

It has to do with the various 'channels': perl(Archive::Zip) and
thunderbird do not seem to be in the server channels but are in the
client channels.. I am guessing there are vice versa ones too... I run
into this quite a bit which is why we ended up with a non standard
through it all into one repo to do our installs from.

Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator
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in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"

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