[CentOS] bogus error message from yum update for gmime and gmime-sharp

Sharon Kimble skimble04 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 05:47:31 UTC 2010


On 29 March 2010 13:21, ken <gebser at mousecar.com> wrote:

> When I do "yum update gmime gmime-sharp" I get:
>
> ...
>  --> Missing Dependency: gmime = 2.2.10-5.el5.centos is needed by
> package gmime-sharp-2.2.10-5.el5.centos.i386 (installed)
> Error: Missing Dependency: gmime = 2.2.10-5.el5.centos is needed by
> package gmime-sharp-2.2.10-5.el5.centos.i386 (installed)
> ...
>
> But both of these are already installed:
>
> # rpm -q gmime gmime-sharp
> gmime-2.2.10-5.el5.centos
> gmime-sharp-2.2.10-5.el5.centos
>
> So:
>
> # package-cleanup --problems
> Setting up yum
> Reading local RPM database
> Processing all local requires
> No problems found
>
> Running the above "yum update ..." again yields the same bogus error
> messages.  I've had problems with these two packages before.  Why can't
> yum understand rpm for them?
>
>
> Thanks for the wisdom.
>
> Have you tried 'yum cleanall' and then do a yum update?

Sharon.
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