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Re: [opensuse] PackageKit install issue
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 08:29:18 +0200
  • Message-id: <20090713062918.GA26712@xxxxxxx>
On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 07:59:29AM +0200, Roger Oberholtzer wrote:

For the past few weeks, I have been getting this when adding security
updates to my system (via YaST):

libpackagekit-glib10-0.3.11-1.14.1.i586 requires PackageKit = 0.3.11,
but this requirement cannot be provided
uninstallable providers:

PackageKit-0.3.11-1.13.1.i586[openSUSE:11.1:Update]
PackageKit-0.3.11-1.12.i586[repo-oss]

[ ] deinstallation of libpackagekit-glib10-0.3.11-1.14.1.i586

[ ] do not install PackageKit-0.4.5-2.31.i586

[ ] Ignore some dependencies of libpackagekit-glib10

I googled a bit and mainly found the SUSE announcement of a security
update to PackageKit (http://www.net-security.org/advisory.php?id=9891),
which is what I think is what should be installed here. I have been
choosing 'do not install', expecting the issue to be related to
repository syncing. But some time has now passed, so I think the issue
is something else.

Oddly, I saw a similar complaint for Fedora, but the various fixes
suggested there involved removing packages that do not have installed.
And using those suggestions is like taking a friends extra medication
because you have similar complaints and do not want to go to the doctor.

Anyone else seen this? Better yet: anyone know the cure?

Where did you get PackageKit-0.4.5-2.31.i586 from? It seems to be
from FACTORY, while libpackagekit-glib10-0.3.11-1.14.1.i586 is from
11.1. (FACTORY would have libpackagekit-glib11 )

You cannot easily mix FACTORY and 11.1 packages.

Ciao, Marcus
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