[Mageia-dev] vbox/vboxadditions conflicts question

andre999 andr55 at laposte.net
Thu Mar 24 17:41:48 CET 2011

Frank Griffin a écrit :
> On 03/23/2011 08:45 AM, Olivier Blin wrote:
>> Don't you have x11 packages for vbox guest installed?
> That was it, thanks.
> Apparently virtualbox-additions and the x11 package were forced on
> during my post-installation processing. Is there an rpm or urpmq query
> that will highlight conflicts between installed packages on a system ?
> For example, if I installed dkms-virtualbox and then installed
> dkms-vboxadditions with --force, is there a query which would report
> that these two are in conflict ?
> My post-installation processing installs over 1000 additional packages
> to bring a fresh system up to the state of the system it is replacing,
> and --force is necessary to prevent scores of bogus prompts. It would be
> convenient to be able to detect the remaining conflicts once the dust
> has settled and the installs are finished so that any remaining
> conflicts can be addressed manually.

good idea.

Also, it seems that when a conflict is reported, it should list the 
applications (and versions) it finds to be in conflict.
It is _really_ frustrating to have these anonymous conflicts, when 
rpm/urpm must know what it is finding in conflict.


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