[Mageia-dev] My feeeling about the rpmlib(X-CheckUnifiedSystemdir) dependency

Olivier Thauvin nanardon at nanardon.zarb.org
Thu Jul 26 14:05:44 CEST 2012

* Colin Guthrie (mageia at colin.guthr.ie) wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Olivier Thauvin at 26/07/12 08:05 did gyre and gimble:
> I'm also not sure where the circular dep is (I can't see why filesystem
> has to be upgraded to install the newer rpm: but I'll have to do some
> tests next week in a VM to see if it comes to light).

The circular dep is easy to understand:

rpm is linked over perl => urpmi rpm pull new perl
perl have file in /usr/lib => require new filesystem (+a lot of perl
module + other rpm linked over lib perl + urpmi, etc...)
filesystem require the rpmlib() dep, pull rpm



Olivier Thauvin
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