kerplop at sbcglobal.net
Wed Apr 1 16:39:08 UTC 2009
Michael A. Peters wrote:
> Mufit Eribol wrote:
>> Michael A. Peters wrote:
>>> Thomas Dukes wrote:
>>>> The error I got when I ran 'yum update' was:
>>>> Error: Missing Dependency: nss = 22.214.171.124-2-el5.centos is needed by package
>>> Yes, that will do it - devel packages do need to be the same EVR.
>>> Sounds like you figured it out.
>> I have exactly the same problem. No nss-devel is installed currently.
>> But yum update always gives the below message:
>> Package nss-devel.i386 0:126.96.36.199-2.el5.centos set to be updated
>> nss = 188.8.131.52-2.el5.centos is needed by package nss-devel
>> I can't install nss-devel either due to the very same error.
>> Sorry Michael, I still haven't figured it out. No clue at all.
> Sounds like something in your upgrade requires nss-devel but an
> nss-devel to match the updates nss isn't in the repo, so the update
> finds the wrong nss-devel.
> What happens when you comment out the mirror list and uncomment the
> baseurl for both base and updates?
There is strangeness about.
First thing this morning, I see the chatter about updates and after a
bit did a "yum check-update". Nothing listed. I waited and tried,
waited and tried, finally moved /var/cache/yum out of the way and did
the check-update again, allowing the cache to rebuild. This time, I got
files listed, did a "yum update" and got
Install 12 Package(s)
Update 322 Package(s)
Remove 2 Package(s)
Total download size: 579 M
Is this ok [y/N]: n
but had already grown wary and refused the update. Later, I decided to
do a download only "yum update --downloadonly
and it bombed with the nss dependency msg that others have seen. I DO
have base and update repos enabled.
It appears that the nss and/or nss-devel packages must be playing
peek-a-boo somehow. Is it possible that one of the mirrors is short a
package or maybe has a bad copy?
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