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Re: Some thoughts on the yum tutorial -- one example : galeon



On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 13:02 -0400, Beartooth SenectoFlatuloid wrote: 
> > I just ran "yum install" and the problem seems obvious to me (and
> > probably more experienced users), not so much if you're just getting
> > wet:
> > 
> > [...]
> > Resolving Dependencies
> [....]
> > The galeon package currently in Extras has been packaged to use mozilla
> > version 1.7.8 (and *only* 1.7.8, that's what the equals sign "=" means).
> > However:
> > 
> > [pfrields localhost ~]$ rpm -q mozilla mozilla-1.7.10-1.5.1
> > 
> > So there's the problem.  The galeon package wants mozilla version 1.7.8,
> > but 1.7.10 is what's on FC4 currently.  If you query Bugzilla for
> > information on galeon in Fedora Extras, you'll see a bug open for this
> > problem.  Expect resolution Real Soon Now.
> 
> So, if I understand you right, it amounts to a repo problem? I.e., the
> one(s) with galeon have it packaged not to accept versions later than ...?
> At any rate, I'm very glad indeed to hear that Real Soon Now!
> 
> 	Again, many, many thanks!

Not an overall repo problem, really, but a problem with just that
particular package *in* that repo.  (Which I think is what you meant in
any case.)  Since the repo in question is Fedora Extras, and since I saw
a Bugzilla entry for this specific issue, rest assured it should be
remedied.

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