[CentOS] yum is dumb in update of gmime & gmime-sharp

ken gebser at mousecar.com
Mon Nov 29 11:33:20 EST 2010

On 11/28/2010 05:16 PM William Hooper wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 5:12 PM, William Hooper
> <whooperhsd at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 4:00 PM, ken <gebser at mousecar.com> wrote:
>>>> You need to take a closer look at what yum is trying to
>>>> install.  This message is telling you yum won't update the
>>>> package because it will break a dependency on another installed
>>>> package.

Where was a message telling me that?  (In my original post I included
the relevant output.)  There wasn't anything there which said the
install of gmime20 necessitated removing another, different package.

>>> yum's trying to install gmime20.  This doesn't exist on my
>>> system.
>>> What dependency would break by installing it?
>> Looking at the RPMForge spec file for gmime20, it obsoletes any
>> gmime lower that it's version. You are trying to install
>> gmime20.i386 0:2.2.26-1.el5.rf, which will remove
>> gmime-2.2.10-5.el5.centos. However, your currently installed
>> gmime-sharp-2.2.10-5.el5.centos requires gmime-2.2.10-5.el5.centos.
>> You need to either remove gmime-sharp-2.2.10-5.el5.centos or find
>> an updated version that will work with gmime20.i386
>> 0:2.2.26-1.el5.rf.
> I thought this seemed familiar:
> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2010-March/092358.html

Yeah, maintaining this app (tomboy) has been more hassle than it's
worth.  I think I just waited for gmime* updates to come out from a
different repo and installed those.

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