"yum update gcc" runs into libmudflap-devel

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Tue Nov 10 17:39:21 UTC 2009

On Tue, 10 Nov 2009, Adam Williamson wrote:

> On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 11:42 -0500, Seth Vidal wrote:
> > > You should see a newer gcc *and* libmudflag-devel in the repo.
> > > Check whether you don't have any duplicates installed. Please
> > > confirm by doing a *little bit* of homework.
> >
> > and all that's going to do is confirm what the repo has - it's not
> > going to confirm what he might have installed or exclude or worse
> > yet what plugins he might be running.
> ...or what weird third-party package may be preventing
> libmudflap-devel from getting updated...

   as i mentioned in my earlier post, all i was trying to verify on
that first attempt was to ascertain whether or not what happened
*shouldn't* have happened.  if it's truly a bug, then i'll BZ it.  if
not, i'll forget about it.  but if i do something as apparently
innocuous as "yum update gcc" and it blows up whining about
libmudflap-devel, that strikes me as something out of the ordinary and


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