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Re: update fails.



On 9/29/07, CS <c spaans qualimax nl> wrote:
> Still cannot update. Got the file yum-out.txt here:
> Hope you can analyse and give a solution.
> KS
>
> On Sun, 2007-09-23 at 12:36 +1000, David Timms wrote:
> > CS wrote:
> > > Trying to follow the update announcement in Fedora c6 for 4 packages
> > > (xml-commons, jdom, velocity and xerces-j2) updates the update fails.
> > > Dependencies state xml-commons= 0:1.3.02-0.b2.7jpp.10 to be missing. It
> > > is not missing but the name is slightly different.
> > Sometimes the mirror accessed by yum/pup might not yet have an rpm to
> > download, even though the repo metadata has been updated.
> >
> > >  I removed the package and re-installed. The problem is that on
> > > resolving dependencies it gives an error, and in "details" it says:
> > > missing dependency: xml-commons = 0:1.3.02-0.b2.7jpp.10 is needed by
> > > package xml-commons-apis.
> > >
> > > The file actually installed by package xml-commons-apis is
> > > xml-commons-1.3.02-0.b2.7pp.10.i386.rpm. This file came with Eudora c6
> > > install CD's.
> > This is -apis dependency. Installing dependencies is normal.
> >
> > > You see the slight difference at the beginning of the file, ie = 0:
> > > instead of -
> > The 0: is called an epoch. It can be used by rpm packagers to allow a
> > newer package to install an older version, even when the version-release
> > of the package would actually be older than the currently installed one.
> >
> > > I guess this is the cause of the failed dependency.
> > To see what versions you have installed:
> > rpm -qa xml-\*
> >
> > To see whats avail:
> > yum list xml-*
> >
> > > I sought for the file  ml-commons = 0:1.3.02-0.b2.7jpp.10 in the
> > > repositories but could not find it.
> > Is that version really available:
> > http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/6/
> >
> > > The problem is that these failing updates remain appearing between the
> > > other updates and have to be skipped each time.
> > I'm not sure about the current state of FC6, but I previously used the
> > yum-skip-broken plugin, and yum --skip-broken update
> > This allows updates that don't have unresolved dependencies to complete,
> > and leaves the others for later. This assumes that if it is a fedora
> > reposotory problem, that it actually gets fixed.
> >
> > > How to solve? Should the update be debugged?
> > Yes:  yum -d 15 update  will help others work out what the problem is.
> >
> > DaveT.
> >

Which repos do you have enabled? Your yum-out.txt does not provide
that information. If you enable only fedora-updates do you still
encounter a problem?


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