[CentOS-devel] evil centosplus dependency circle

James Olin Oden james.oden at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 22:14:57 UTC 2007


On 2/28/07, Jay Lee <jlee at pbu.edu> wrote:
> Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
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On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at
> 02:39:57AM -0600, Johnny Hughes wrote:

> On Wed, 2007-02-28 at 00:48 +0100, Michael Gabriel wrote:

> trying a yum update on mysql, postgres or php forces the others to
install.
> is that really wanted ??

> Here is some testing on a system with nothing else
> installed:
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
[root at i386
> ~]# yum --enablerepo=centosplus install php

 curl i386 7.12.1-8.rhel4 base
> 231 k

> Why would php need curl ?


> Because it has a curl based library built in to the core:
>
> http://php.net/curl
>
> RedHat could have spun this off into a php-curl RPM package I guess but they
> chose not to with php4 and I don't think php5 in RHEL5 will either...
>
They have been known to do this if someone sends them a bugzilla
reprort with a patch for the spec file.

Cheers...james



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