[CentOS] Upgrade perl; package conflict

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Sun Jun 29 15:45:27 UTC 2008


Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 09:24 +0200, centos at bartbaars.nl wrote:
>> Removing perl.i386 fixed this...
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Ralph Angenendt" <ra+centos at br-online.de>
>> To: centos at centos.org
>> Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2008 8:34:11 PM GMT +01:00 Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / Rome / Stockholm / Vienna
>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Upgrade perl; package conflict
>>
>> Phil Schaffner wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2008-06-26 at 08:55 +0200, centos at bartbaars.nl wrote:
>>>> I'm working on upgrading my Xen Domain0 to CentOs 5.2. However, yum
>>>> update gives me a package conflict on perl:
>>> ...
>>>> Using a x86_64 install btw.
>>>>
>>>> Anyone seen this one?? 
>>> Please don't hijack threads with a "Reply" when starting a new topic.
>>>
>>> This problem is due to the lack of an i386 RPM in x86_64 repos.  See
>>> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2918
>> perl.i386 is *now* in the extras repository (as stated by the Release
>> Notes) which is enabled by default. As it is not in upstream's x86_64
>> tree, it's not going into the CentOS os/ or updates/ tree either.
>>
>> That's why I closed that bug again.
>>
>> Ralph
>>
> 
> Ralph,
> 
> I am still having this same problem.  The only non-CentOS package I have
> installed is Astro::Time via cpan.  I have looked at the bug report but
> am not sure what to do next.  I have two x86_64 units that still have
> the problem.
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
> Greg

Do you not have extras enabled on this machine?

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