[CentOS] yum download with erros pertaining libpurple

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Mon Jul 9 17:20:49 UTC 2007

Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-07-09 at 12:37 -0400, Jim Perrin wrote:
>> On 7/9/07, Gregory P. Ennis <PoMec at pomec.net> wrote:
>>> If I try to do a yum -y install I get :
>>> Error: Missing Dependency: libmeanwhile.so.1 is needed by package
>>> libpurple
>> If you look, you're pulling meanwhile from the rpmforge repo, and the
>> other stuff from the base/updates repos for centos.
>>> This causes me to think that their may be a dependency problem in the
>>> repositories for x86_64 operating systems.
>> Nope. Mostly you're pulling different versions from different repositories.
>>> Does this sound reasonable or are their other things I might need to do
>>> on my end?
>> you might try excluding the package from one of the repositories.
> Thanks for your help... and thanks to Karanbir Singh as well.
> After I did a "yum clean all"  I followed it with a yum --obsoletes
> update and continued to receive the same error of not finding
> libmeanwhile.
> I removed the rpmforge depo and performed another yum clean all followed
> by yum -y update and everything downloaded without error.
> Have others had difficulty with rpmforge?  Is there a way within yum to
> keep it active, but to give it a priority as secondary to the normal
> CentOS repositories?

Are you using the yum-fastestmirror and yum-priorities plugins (I highly
recommend both)?


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