[CentOS] yum download with erros pertaining libpurple

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Mon Jul 9 16:36:23 UTC 2007

Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> If I try to do a yum install libmeanwhile I get a "Nothing to do"
> response from yum. but locate does not find any references to
> libmeanwhile. 
> If I try to do a yum -y install I get :
> Error: Missing Dependency: libmeanwhile.so.1 is needed by package
> libpurple
> This causes me to think that their may be a dependency problem in the
> repositories for x86_64 operating systems.

yes, this is mostly the fallout from bad packaging at redhat's end. what you 
need to do is perhaps a 'yum clean all; yum --obsoletes update' that should find 
pidgin and its dep chain.

- KB
Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq

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