Firefox required for latest F8 updates

Robin Laing Robin.Laing at
Wed Jul 9 20:28:30 UTC 2008

Remi Collet wrote:
>>> For some reason, the latest F8 update wants to pull in Firefox 2 i386
>>> package from F8 updates:
> Latest devhelp, yelp (and some others) requires gecko-libs 
> which could be provided by :
> - firefox- from official fedora updates
> - firefox2- from my little repo
> So, if you use FF3 from my repo :
>   yum --enable repo update firefox2
> Yum decision could seem strange, but gecko-libs virtual provide is not 
> arch dependent (should be something like gecko-libs-x86_64).
> Regards

Well I am having an issue with this upgrade.  I have your version of 	

Even after having both of these installed, I still get
yum update devhelp
Loading "list-data" plugin
Loading "skip-broken" plugin
Loading "downloadonly" plugin
Setting up Update Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package devhelp.i386 0:0.16.1-8.fc8 set to be updated
--> Processing Dependency: for package: devhelp
--> Processing Dependency: for package: devhelp
--> Running transaction check
---> Package firefox.i386 0: set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

  Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size
  devhelp                 i386       0.16.1-8.fc8     updates 
198 k
Installing for dependencies:
  firefox                 i386   updates 
  21 M

Transaction Summary
Install      1 Package(s)
Update       1 Package(s)
Remove       0 Package(s)

Total download size: 21 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test

Transaction Check Error:
   package firefox-3.0-1.fc8.remi.x86_64 (which is newer than 
firefox- is already installed

Error Summary

So I guess there is an issue with the RPM package.

To me it is
Robin Laing

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