[Yum] RHEL5, yum 3.2.10, and yum-utils 1.1.11 problem

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jan 31 15:08:14 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 17:01 +0700, Fajar A. Nugraha wrote:
> Fair enough. If I can build my own yum rpms, it's only fair to expect me 
> to be able to rebuild some srpms from fedora. I was expecting that all 
> yum 3.2-series can be used on RHEL5 with only one additional dependency, 
> yum-metadata-parser, instead of that many additional packages. But 
> you're right, the packages can be installed easily.
pygpgme is in epel-testing right now

> Oh and I probably should mention that your original SRPM also needs 
> python-iniparse (which in turn requires python-setuptools), and  I 
> didn't add it to my SRPM, but strangely enough yum 3.2.10 works without 
> it (except for repotrack problem).

python-iniparse is in epel

> After further testing, it seems that the problem is within depsolving of 
> complex packages, as "yum --installroot" also failed for that package. 
> To get a "clean" test environment, here's what I did :
> - installed an up-to-date RHEL 5.1, with some minor changes specific to 
> my local setup (including the content of /etc/yum.repos.d)
> - installed all the dependencies above, rebuilt from fedora development srpm
> - installed yum-3.2.10, this time rebuilt from your SRPM
> - installed these packages from yum-utils : yum-priorities-1.1.11, 
> yum-utils-1.1.11
> - repotrack failed on some packages : kdebase, ktorrent, 
> anaconda-runtime (picked some packages which seems to have a lot of 
> dependency)
> - repotrack succeeded on these packages : python, bash (picked some 
> packages which seems to have only small amount of dependency)
> - "yum install --installroot=/root/testroot anaconda-runtime" (and other 
> failed packages above) failed with (example from installing 
> anaconda-runtime):
> --> Processing Dependency: mtools for package: syslinux
> ---> Package libxml2-python.x86_64 0:2.6.26- set to be updated
> Error: None
> - downgrading to yum-3.2.8-1.git.fan.noarch.rpm makes everything works 
> right again
> > Do you have any repos w/o a working mirrorlist?
> >   
> No, I use only local mirrors, worked with yum-3.2.8.

okay, I still can't make the above happen. Can you file a bug about it?


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