[CentOS] bogus error message from yum update for gmime and gmime-sharp

William Hooper whooperhsd at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 01:05:18 UTC 2010

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 5:13 PM, ken <gebser at mousecar.com> wrote:

Without the full yum output it is a bit hard to be sure (you might
want to paste the full output to pastebin.centos.org, but it looks

> ---> Package gmime.i386 0:2.2.25-1.el5 set to be updated

Yum wants to install a newer gmime, but

> Error: Missing Dependency: gmime = 2.2.10-5.el5.centos is needed by
> package gmime-sharp-2.2.10-5.el5.centos.i386 (installed)

The only available copy of gmime-sharp requires the older version.  I
would find out where the newer gmime is coming from and ask them why
they don't have a newer gmime-sharp.  Gmime 2.2.25 doesn't look like
it is available to my Centos 5 machine:

$ sudo yum list gmime\*
Loaded plugins: downloadonly, fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * addons: mirror.nexcess.net
 * base: mirror.nexcess.net
 * extras: pubmirrors.reflected.net
 * updates: mirror.team-cymru.org
Available Packages
gmime.i386                         2.2.10-5.el5.centos                    extras
gmime-devel.i386                   2.2.10-5.el5.centos                    extras
gmime-sharp.i386                   2.2.10-5.el5.centos                    extras
William Hooper

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