[CentOS] New installation woes

Dag Wieers dag at centos.org
Wed Nov 19 17:28:58 UTC 2008


On Wed, 19 Nov 2008, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:

> Vandaman wrote:
>
>>  What is the bug? It does not appear in the site you linked to.
>>  It would be surprising if Red Hat are unaware of upstream changes as one
>>  would expect it to be rolled out into Fedora rawhide at least
>>  even if the changes are backported int RHEL.
>
> *packaging bug*
> the link shows that upstream is named all lowercase for mysql, so the rpm 
> should also.

And the other bug is in yum-priorities. It is not protecting base against 
certain dependencies being pulled that obsolete base packages. The plugin 
should reject non-base packages that replace base packages much like it 
protects from updating base packages with non-base packages.

Someone interested to become famous by looking into and fixing this ?

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