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Re: RFC: best way to fix the regular yum dependency problems with add-on packages from 3rd party repositories



On Sat, 02 Aug 2008 16:09:40 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:

> >     $ yum update phonon*
> >     Error: Missing Dependency: phonon = 4.2.0-1.fc10 is needed by 
> > package phonon-backend-gstreamer-4.2.0-1.fc10.x86_64 (installed)
> 
> Look closer! It says "[...] (installed)" there -- the scripts that 
> generates the rawhide report can't know what you have one your harddisk 
> and thus it can't detect this broken dep.
> 
> It seems phonon-backend-gstreamer is not in rawhide anymore. I would 
> assume phonon-backend-gst should obsolete it, but doesn't. That's a bug 
> that needs to be reported and fixed, so it's good that yum boils out here.

The Obsoletes is not high enough:

  Obsoletes: %{name}-backend-gstreamer < 4.2-2

But 4.2.0-1.fc10 is "higher", because: 4.2.0 > 4.2
Ought to be:

  Obsoletes: %{name}-backend-gstreamer < 4.2.0-2


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