[CentOS] Dependency problems with Yum update

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Mar 10 20:54:10 UTC 2010


On Wed, 2010-03-10 at 10:54 -0800, Todd Cary wrote:
> I am spoiled with Yum: never have had a dependency problem until today.  
> Can this be resolved:
> 
> ---> Downloading header for compat-openldap to pack into transaction set.
> compat-openldap-2.3.27_2. 100% |=========================|  30 kB    00:00
> ---> Package compat-openldap.i386 0:2.3.27_2.2.29-4.el4.centos set to be 
> updated
> --> Running transaction check
> --> Processing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.14(libmysqlclient_14) for 
> package: dovecot
> --> Processing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.14 for package: perl-DBD-MySQL
> --> Processing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.14 for package: mod_auth_mysql
> --> Processing Dependency: libmysqlclient_r.so.14 for package: MySQL-python
> --> Processing Dependency: libmysqlclient_r.so.14(libmysqlclient_14) for 
> package: MySQL-python
> --> Processing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.14 for package: dovecot
> --> Finished Dependency Resolution
> Error: Missing Dependency: libmysqlclient_r.so.14 is needed by package 
> MySQL-python
> Error: Missing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.14(libmysqlclient_14) is 
> needed by package dovecot
> Error: Missing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.14 is needed by package dovecot
> Error: Missing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.14 is needed by package 
> perl-DBD-MySQL
> Error: Missing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.14 is needed by package 
> mod_auth_mysql
> Error: Missing Dependency: libmysqlclient_r.so.14(libmysqlclient_14) is 
> needed by package MySQL-python
> 
> Many thanks from a Linux user that knows just enough to keep it running...
----
sounds like it wants to replace libmysqlclient14 package which a lot of
packages seem to require.

Just out of curiosity, why would you need compatibility with ancient
openldap libraries anyway?

Craig



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