Firefox update problem
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sun Jul 20 16:45:24 UTC 2008
On Sun, 2008-07-20 at 11:07 -0400, Jeffrey Ross wrote:
> Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 21:09:02 -0700,
> > Jonathan Ryshpan <jonrysh at pacbell.net> wrote:
> >> On Sat, 2008-07-19 at 07:13 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >>> Steven Stern wrote:
> >>>> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> >>>> Hash: SHA1
> >>>> $ sudo yum update firefox
> >>>> Error: Missing Dependency: gecko-libs = 1.9 is needed by package
> >>>> nspluginwrapper-1.1.0-2.fc9.i386 (installed)
> >>> The problem here is that in rushing out the security fix for Firefox,
> >>> nspluginwrapper was not rebuild and still requires the older version of
> >>> gecko-lib. This is now a known issue and is being fixed.
> >> Will this also fix a similar update problem on x86_64 systems? An
> >> extract from a yum log follows. The update process is bringing in
> >> xulrunner-1.9-0.60.beta5.fc9.i386.rpm
> >> (why?) even though a more recent version
> >> xulrunner-188.8.131.52-1.fc9.i386.rpm
> >> exists on at least some repositories. A complete log of the update is
> >> attached.
> > I am still seeing that problem as of this morning. It looks like the updated
> > rpm is in the repo, but the metadata for x86_64 doesn't refer to it.
> Is there any way to work around the update problem with
> xulrunner-1.9-0.beta5?? As of a few minutes ago I'm still hitting
> against this dependency problem.
> error I'm getting:
> Transaction Check Error:
> package xulrunner-1.9-1.fc9.x86_64 (which is newer than
> xulrunner-1.9-0.60.beta5.fc9.i386) is already installed
I wound up removing xulrunner and its dependant packages, updating FF,
then reinstalling what extra stuff had been removed. It worked. Since
you probably have most of it in your yum cache it's not too burdensome.
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