[CentOS] A problem with Java update on x86_64

James B. Byrne byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Fri Apr 3 18:42:48 UTC 2009


I do not know if this is caused by something that I have done, or
failed to do, but I cannot seem to get this update to java to take:

# yum list installed java\*
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Installed Packages
java-1.4.2-gcj-compat.x86_64         1.4.2.0-40jpp.115              
  installed
java-1.6.0-openjdk.x86_64            1:1.6.0.0-0.16.b09.el5.centos  
  installed
java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin.x86_64     1:1.6.0.0-0.16.b09.el5.centos  
  installed
#
# yum update
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * epel: www.muug.mb.ca
 * base: mirrors.liquidweb.com
 * updates: ftp.lug.udel.edu
 * addons: mirror.anl.gov
 * extras: www.muug.mb.ca
Reducing Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 5 - x86_64 to included
packages only
Finished
Excluding Packages from CentOS-5 - Base
Finished
Excluding Packages from CentOS-5 - Updates
Finished
Excluding Packages from CentOS-5 - Extras
Finished
Setting up Update Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
--> Processing Dependency: java-1.6.0-openjdk =
1:1.6.0.0-0.16.b09.el5.centos for package: java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin
---> Package java-1.6.0-openjdk.x86_64 1:1.6.0.0-0.25.b09.el5 set to
be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
1:java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin-1.6.0.0-0.16.b09.el5.centos.x86_64 from
installed has depsolving problems
  --> Missing Dependency: java-1.6.0-openjdk =
1:1.6.0.0-0.16.b09.el5.centos is needed by package
1:java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin-1.6.0.0-0.16.b09.el5.centos.x86_64
(installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: java-1.6.0-openjdk =
1:1.6.0.0-0.16.b09.el5.centos is needed by package
1:java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin-1.6.0.0-0.16.b09.el5.centos.x86_64
(installed)
#

What do I need to do to get this to work?

P.S.

The rest of the updates to 5.3 went very smoothly.  I give my
unreserved thanks to the CentOS maintainers.

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