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Re: Okay, how about this duplicate provides?



On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 8:00 AM, Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net> wrote:
> I was installing perl-LDAP on RHEL 5 (from RHN) when I noticed that yum
> was going to pull in several perl RPMs from EPEL.  I see that there is a
> duplicated provide:
>
> # yum whatprovides 'perl(LWP::Protocol)'
> Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security
> perl-SOAP-Lite-0.710.07-2.el5.noarch : Client and server side SOAP
>                                     : implementation
> Repo        : epel
> Matched from:
> Other       : perl(LWP::Protocol)
>
>
>
> perl-libwww-perl-5.805-1.1.1.noarch : A Perl interface to the World-Wide Web
> Repo        : rhel-x86_64-server-5
> Matched from:
> Other       : perl(LWP::Protocol)
>
>
>
> perl-libwww-perl is from RHN and perl-SOAP-Lite is from EPEL.  Since yum
> matches the shortest name first, the EPEL package "wins".
>
> I'm guessing this is just another bogus provides that needs to be
> filtered out in perl-SOAP-Lite, but is anybody checking for this kind of
> "conflict" between RHEL and EPEL?
> --
> Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
> Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
> I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

Well since it caught you.. I would say no. no is checking for this. We
need to put it on the get-er-done list.



-- 
Stephen J Smoogen.

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