[CentOS] Yum (dependency) problem on latest 4.5 updates

fredex fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Wed Jun 6 00:11:12 UTC 2007


On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 04:58:39PM -0700, Mark Hull-Richter wrote:
> On 6/5/07, fredex <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us> wrote:
> >running a Centos 4.5 system here. This week when I do "yum update" I get
> >this output:
> >
> ># yum update
> >Loading "protectbase" plugin
> >Setting up Update Process
> >Setting up repositories
> >kbs-CentOS-Extras         100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> >update                    100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> >pidgin                    100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> >rpmforge                  100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
> >base                      100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
> >addons                    100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> >extras                    100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
> >Reading repository metadata in from local files
> >122 packages excluded due to repository protections
> >Resolving Dependencies
> >--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
> >---> Package mpeg2dec.i386 0:0.4.1-2.el4.rf set to be updated
> >---> Package x264.i386 0:0.0.0-0.4.20070529.el4.rf set to be updated
> >---> Package mutt.i386 5:1.4.1-12.0.3.el4 set to be updated
> >--> Running transaction check
> >--> Processing Dependency: libx264.so.54 for package: vlc
> >--> Processing Dependency: libx264.so.54 for package: ffmpeg
> >--> Finished Dependency Resolution
> >Error: Missing Dependency: libx264.so.54 is needed by package vlc
> >Error: Missing Dependency: libx264.so.54 is needed by package ffmpeg
> >
> 
> I believe this was posted to this very list a few days ago.  Try
> turning off your extras repository by default and see what happens.
> 

Sorry, I must have missed that posting.

Yes, turning off kb-centos-extras does resolve the problem.

Thanks!

Does that mean that repository is hosed and shouldn't be used, or what?

(I know just enough about yum to know that I don't know very much...)

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