python-turbojson from EPEL trying to upgrade CentOS 6 rpm

Pthagonal pthagonal at gmail.com
Sat Aug 6 21:21:21 UTC 2011


On 5 August 2011 07:07, Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 04, 2011 at 11:45:33AM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > On Thu, 4 Aug 2011 17:50:36 +0100
> > Pthagonal <pthagonal at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I have a CentOS 6 test server, and have added the EPEL repo in order
> > > to add yum-cron - that has all gone fine & dandy so far - big thanks
> > > to everyone for their hard work.
> > >
> > > Two days ago, yum-cron notified me that python-turbojson.noarch
> > > 1.3-3el6 was available as an EPEL update - but it is trying to update
> > > python-turbojson-1.2.1-8.1.el6.noarch that was shipped in CentOS 6.
> > >
> > > Is this expected behaviour?  I'm used to using DAG and rpmforge in
> > > the past on CentOS 4/5, and using includepkgs to limit changes to
> > > only those needed for the specific packages I'm trying to add to the
> > > o/s.  Somewhere in the dark recesses of my memory, I thought that the
> > > idea of EPEL was not to tamper with the original o/s - indeed I was
> > > pleased to see that on initial hookup of the repo it wasn't trying to
> > > upgrade any centos rpms. I expect my memory is wrong!
> >
> > This is not expected. ;(
> >
> > There should not be a newer one in epel. ;(
> >
> > I will try and track down whats going on and get that version removed.
> >
> We should block this.  When we were getting epel6 up and running I built
> a python-turbojson before realizing it was in RHEL6.  We removed that from
> the repo before epel6 came out of beta and I created a python-turbjson13
> package with the updated python-turbojson that I needed for the TurboGears
> dependency that we had.
>
> Looks like I didn't properly retire the package in EPEL6 afterwards and
> lmacken built a new version of the package today.  So we need to block this
> (remembering to leave the RHEL6 version available for building from the
> RHEL6 repo in koji) and I'll retire in git and pkgdb.
>
> -Toshio--
>

The errant package now appears to have been removed from EPEL - thanks guys
:-)

Cheers,

Tony
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