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Re: Missing packages



Thanks Michael - quite obvious when I read your reply. Well explained -
problem solved. 

Thanks again,
Gavin

On Mon, 2005-01-17 at 10:24 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Jan 2005 13:16:11 +1300, Gavin Young wrote:
> 
> > I get the exact same problem. I'd love to know a fix for this.
> > 
> > On Sun, 2005-01-16 at 17:52 -0600, Bruce Wilkinson wrote:
> > > I'm using Add or Remove Packages, trying to install any of the
> > > development tools. In each case, I get "Packages Not Found" error. The
> > > occurs with all of development packages, although the missing packages
> > > differ slightly.
> > > 
> > > Some of the frequent missing packages are libselinux, krb5-libs, pam,
> > > libxml2. Oddly enough, if I go get those packages and try to install
> > > them, I get an error indicating the packages are already installed.
> > > 
> > > Does anyone know what's wrong?
> >
> > I get the exact same problem. I'd love to know a fix for this.
> 
> The utility is not capable enough and is confused by installed errata
> packages. That means, an installed package is newer than the -devel
> package to be installed. But a -devel package depends on a strict
> version of its mother package. This has been reported before, and only
> future feature enhancements will fix it for good.
> 
> The work-around is to use up2date (or yum) to install all packages
> which cause trouble. For example, in your case:
> 
>   up2date krb5-devel libselinux-devel pam-devel libxml2-devel
> 
> And then proceed with the graphical tool, if need be.
> 



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