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



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.

One reason why I've always tried to argue that alternatives-using packages
should make an effort to own the alternatives target.

-- Rex


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