[users] Installing perl-DateTime pulls wrong version of perl-DateTime-TimeZone

Edward Trochim ejtrochim at alaska.edu
Thu Apr 2 21:59:17 CEST 2009


I'm running yum 3.2.19 (I just upgraded from CentOS 5.2 to CentOS 5.3  
last night). According to that erratum this should be fixed, but...it  
isn't.

On Apr 2, 2009, at 10:15 AM, Steve Huff wrote:

>
> On Apr 2, 2009, at 1:23 PM, Edward Trochim wrote:
>
>> Why is yum not pulling the latest version of the package? Also,  
>> shouldn't perl-DateTime have an explicit dependency on perl- 
>> DateTime-TimeZone >= 0.59?
>
> in a nutshell, it's because your version of yum prioritizes  
> architecture-specific packages over noarch packages, which it  
> shouldn't do.  this is not the fault of the repository.
>
> what version of yum are you using?  i ran into this issue under RHEL  
> 5.2 with yum-3.2.8-9.el5_2.1 and opened a ticket upstream; it has  
> since been fixed with an erratum.
>
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452739
> http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2009-0176.html
>
> -steve
>
> p.s. as it so happens, perl-DateTime-TimeZone was the same package  
> that triggered the bug for me. :)
>
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