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Re: strange failure for dependency against libdb-4.5.so

On Fri, Aug 17, 2007 at 01:08:38PM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Aug 2007 18:30:26 +0200
> Michael Schwendt <mschwendt tmp0701 nospam arcor de> wrote:
> > If RPM in the build environment is a version that obsoletes packages
> > based on virtual provides, these Provides/Obsoletes in compat-db are
> > the culprit. In short, when compat-db "Provides: db4 =
> > some-low-version", the "db4" packages with a higher version upgrades
> > compat-db. Some background can be found here:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/111071 It has effected multiple packages
> > since FC =~ 1
> > 
> > Recently, Panu has mentioned that this "feature" in RPM will go away
> > in a future release of RPM. But until then, don't use such virtual
> > provides. They break.
> Yes, in this case the automatic library provides in the compat-db
> package should be well enough to satisfy anything that /needs/ the
> older libraries to function.

Ok, the new compat-db without db4-* provides is now built. I'm Cc'ing
fedora-maintainers as well so that everyone is aware that direct
library dependencies are now needed for packages using older db4s.


Jindrich Novy <jnovy redhat com>   http://people.redhat.com/jnovy/

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