rpm conflicts has me confused
On Thu, 4 Mar 2010, Bob Beers wrote:
> Hi list,
> I can install the default ppp-2.4.4-2, but when I try to
> install an rpm I built from Sangoma's ppp-188.8.131.52 (using
> checkinstall-1.6.1) I get this error:
> # rpm -ivh ppp.184.108.40.206-1.eai.i386.rpm
> error: Failed dependencies:
> ppp < 2.4.3-3 conflicts with kernel-2.6.18-162.2.1.el5.i686
> Isn't 220.127.116.11 > 2.4.3-3 ???
> trying this:
> yum localinstall ppp.18.104.22.168-1.eai.i386.rpm --nogpgcheck
> gives some advice:
> You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
> You could try running: package-cleanup --problems
> package-cleanup --dupes
> rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest
> and I tried each of those, but no joy.
> Is this an rpm bug, a checkinstall bug, or PEBKAC
> (problem exists between keyboard and chair)?
> -Bob Beers
> CentOS mailing list
building RPMs with checkinstall isn't really standard and it will cause
problems. Better build from source so you avoid the rpm conflicts or ask
someone here to build a proper RPM.
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