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Re: missing kernel-devel (was Broken dependencies in EPEL - 2008-06-15)



On Sun, 15 Jun 2008 16:29:29 +0200, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:

> >> Summary of broken packages (by owner):
> >>
> >>     Matt_Domsch AT dell.com
> >>         dkms - 2.0.19.1-1.el4.noarch    
> > 
> >>     dkms-2.0.19.1-1.el4.noarch  requires  kernel-devel
> > 
> > Last time I looked, kernel-devel is provided by Red Hat in their
> > packages, as well as CentOS.  Is it somehow excluded from the package
> > set for the purposes of this repoclosure?
> > 
> 
> repoclosure (last time I checked) compared requirements within 
> repositories rather then spanning several repositories.

What does that mean?

> I had written a 
> similar utility to check dependencies across repositories[1] but it 
> didn't pass.

?
 
> Anyway, might that (not crossing repos to fulfill deps) be the actual 
> problem? I haven't looked at it recently.

Repoclosure (albeit here it is the modified one for Fedora Extras)
examines a _set_ of repositories. Packages in Repo B can fulfill
requirements of packages in Repo A and vice versa.


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