[CentOS] Dependency problems

Fri Jul 24 16:34:05 UTC 2009
Sam Drinkard <sam at wa4phy.net>

Filipe Brandenburger wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 10:07, Sam Drinkard<sam at wa4phy.net> wrote:
>> ---> Package httpd.x86_64 0:2.2.3-22.el5.centos.2 set to be updated
>> ---> Package httpd-devel.x86_64 0:2.2.3-22.el5.centos.2 set to be updated
>> [...]
>> Error: Missing Dependency: httpd = 2.2.3-22.el5.centos.1 is needed by
>> package httpd-devel-2.2.3-22.el5.centos.1.i386 (installed)
> You have a 64-bit machine but a 32-bit httpd-devel package installed.
> To fix your problem, uninstall the 32-bit version of httpd-devel, with
> this command:
> # rpm -e httpd-devel.i386
> After that, yum update should complete successfully.
> Now, as to why this happened, the 64-bit version of CentOS (and RHEL)
> includes 32-bit versions of some packages. Maybe in the past
> httpd-devel was provided in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions, and you
> ended up installing both versions of the package, but now only the
> 64-bit version is provided, so the upgrade of the 32-bit version is
> not available anymore. I've seen similar problems happen with other
> packages, so I believe the same might have happened with httpd-devel
> too.
> HTH,
> Filipe
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    Thank you so much.  That did the trick.!  updating as I am typing now...