FC6: Yum dependency problem

Clodoaldo clodoaldo.pinto.neto at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 18:23:53 UTC 2007

2007/6/8, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org>:
> Clodoaldo wrote:
> > I'm trying to install subversion with yum and it tries to also install
> > postgresql-libs as a dependency.
> >
> > The problem is that it tries to install a version that is older than
> > the one I have installed and them complains:
> > Transaction Check Error:
> >  package postgresql-libs-8.2.4-1PGDG (which is newer than
> > postgresql-libs-8.1.9-1.fc6) is already installed
> >
> > If it knows there is a newer version why he tries to install an older
> > one? How to fix it? I tried to exclude postgresql-libs but them it
> > complains about a missing lib.
> The postgresql-libs package that you have already installed is a third
> party package. Packages that are in Fedora and require postgresql-libs
> would be built against and  depend on the version that is in the Fedora
> repository.
> You have to either remove the third party package you have installed and
> install the Fedora repository package or build subversion against the
> package you already have installed from elsewhere.

Thanks for the fast answer, Clodoaldo

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