"yum update gcc" runs into libmudflap-devel

Bryn M. Reeves bmr at redhat.com
Tue Nov 10 18:03:48 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 09:32 -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 18:03 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > > ...or what weird third-party package may be preventing libmudflap-devel
> > > from getting updated...
> > 
> > Conspiracy theories are not helpful. There have been similarily "weird"
> > packages in the Fedora package collection before, too.
> um. It's hardly a conspiracy theory, it's a common cause of this kind of
> problem. I did consider mentioning that it can happen with repository
> packages too, but didn't bother for brevity. Guess I won that battle but
> lost the war...sigh.

Quite right - it only becomes a Conspiracy Theory(TM) when people start
pursuing it in spite of ample evidence to the contrary.


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