[CentOS] yum is dumb in update of gmime & gmime-sharp

ken gebser at mousecar.com
Sat Nov 27 15:44:44 EST 2010


# yum update
...
--> Running transaction check
--> Processing Dependency: gmime = 2.2.10-5.el5.centos for package:
gmime-sharp
---> Package gmime20.i386 0:2.2.26-1.el5.rf set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
gmime-sharp-2.2.10-5.el5.centos.i386 from installed has depsolving problems
  --> 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)
...

# rpm -q gmime gmime-sharp
gmime-2.2.10-5.el5.centos
gmime-sharp-2.2.10-5.el5.centos

This would seem like a bug... or why is yum trying to install package
versions which are already installed?

Yes, I already ran package-cleanup --problems, package-cleanup --dupes,
and rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest



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