"yum update gcc" runs into libmudflap-devel

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Tue Nov 10 17:43:40 UTC 2009

On Tue, 10 Nov 2009, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

> 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
> unexpected.

and that is precisely the problem.

We know you SAY you said 'yum update gcc' but there can be a lot more 
details about what you're actually running and the configuration therein. 
But you're removing a lot of relevant data.


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