[CentOS] yum fails on resolving dependencies

Mon Jul 17 07:48:38 UTC 2006
Henk van Lingen <henkvl at cs.uu.nl>

On Sun, Jul 16, 2006 at 04:34:51PM -0700, Steven Vishoot wrote:
  >  yum update
  > Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
  > Server: CentOS-3 - Addons
  > Server: CentOS-3 - Base
  > Server: Dag RPM Repository for Red Hat Enterprise
  > Linux
  > Server: CentOS-3 - Extras
  > Server: CentOS-3 - Updates
  > Finding updated packages
  > Downloading needed headers
  > Resolving dependencies
  > ....Unable to satisfy dependencies
  > Package perl-Authen-SASL needs perl(GSSAPI), this is
  > not available.

  I think it's a dependency bug in the RPMforge repo (Dag) and it's there
  for months. I posted the RPMforge list about it two weeks ago. No

  I've added a "exclude=perl-Net-LDAP perl-Authen-SASL" line to yum.conf


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