broken yum after latest yum update

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at
Fri Nov 30 03:51:17 UTC 2007

On 30/11/2007, Konstantin Svist  wrote:
> Okay, I'll try reinstalling the python-libs package.
> According to rpm -q, the file is owned by "python-2.5.1.." package -
> which is why I tried reinstalling that one, instead.

You're misinterpreting the error message. is included within the "python" package, but depends on
symbols in libpython in /usr/lib, which is found in the "python-libs"
package. It's important that you don't disturb this inter-library
dependency when installing into /usr/local/lib.

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