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Re: FC8 repositor broken?



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Bill Davidsen schrieb:
> I haven't done an update in several days, so I started yum to check if
> upgrades were needed. I got a list and started the update, and was told
> gecko-libs was out of date, and is used by everything. Since it's not a
> package, I did this:
> 
> localhost:root> yum provides gecko-libs
> Loading "refresh-updatesd" plugin
> firefox.i386 : Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
> firefox.i386 : Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
> firefox.i386 : Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
> 
> localhost:root> yum upgrade firefox
> Loading "refresh-updatesd" plugin
> Setting up Upgrade Process
> Resolving Dependencies
> --> Running transaction check
> --> Processing Dependency: gecko-libs = 1.8.1.8 for package: yelp
> ---> Package firefox.i386 0:2.0.0.9-1.fc8 set to be updated
> --> Finished Dependency Resolution
> Error: Missing Dependency: gecko-libs = 1.8.1.8 is needed by package yelp
> localhost:root>
> 
> I always get a bad feeling when something is treated as if it were a
> package but isn't... so:
> 
> localhost:root> yum --enablerepo=updates-testing list '*gecko*'
> Loading "refresh-updatesd" plugin
> Available Packages
> gecko-sharp2.i386                        0.12-5.fc8             fedora
> gecko-sharp2-devel.i386                  0.12-5.fc8             fedora
> localhost:root>
> 
> No gecko-lib package, can't upgrade firefox which supposedly provides
> the libs, now what?

Yes, something seems to be broken. I am not sure what it is. However: A
workaround to update everything on your system but the packages
depending on gecko-libs do the following:

yum update --exclude=firefox --exclude=firefox-devel \
	   --exclude=devhelp --exclude=nspluginwrapper



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