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Re: Broken dependencies in Fedora 7 + Test Updates - 2007-09-24

On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 09:39:51PM +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Daniel P. Berrange <berrange <at> redhat.com> writes:
> > Whatever script is producing this report is broken, since /usr/bin/mkisofs 
> > definitely exists on F7, and I could install perl-Test-AutoBuild without
> > any dependancy problems on F7
> But the testing update 1.1.6-3 no longer provides this file at RPM level, 
> because it now sets it up using the alternatives system, thus upgrading leaves 
> you with a broken dependency.

Ok this what was confusing - I checked what I had already installed, and
also what was in CVS, not noticing the intermediate version in updates-testing

> There's a 1.1.6-5 pending which has this file marked as %ghost (as a hack to 
> make the transition from hardcoded symlinks to alternatives working smoothly). 
> Are %ghosted files considered "provided" by RPM?

Yes the -5 works correctly

# rpm -q --whatprovides /usr/bin/mkisofs

|=- Red Hat, Engineering, Emerging Technologies, Boston.  +1 978 392 2496 -=|
|=-           Perl modules: http://search.cpan.org/~danberr/              -=|
|=-               Projects: http://freshmeat.net/~danielpb/               -=|
|=-  GnuPG: 7D3B9505   F3C9 553F A1DA 4AC2 5648 23C1 B3DF F742 7D3B 9505  -=| 

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