[lug] help, yum package upgrade failure

William D. Knoche bill.knoche at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 23:33:44 MST 2014

All fixed...

On 02/04/2014 09:36 PM, Maxwell Spangler wrote:
> Sometimes this cleans up odd problems
> # yum clean all
> This will trigger downloading of repo data again.
> # yum search maxwell
> Not sure what command you did exactly to get to the libbluray 
> problems.  Care to share?
I tried
yum clean all
, etc. Nothing seemed to be working so asked here.
Orion's answer,

yum shell
> remove libbluray1
> install libbluray

  worked and all is well now. Then I noticed the "1"

My habit is to check for updates almost everyday using
yum upgrade
Everything had been fine until a week ago or so when libbluray seemed to 
I just used
yum upgrade --skip-broken
for awhile but it began to bug me that I didn't understand how I got 
here or how to fix it.
I couldn't see the difference between libbluray and libbluray1. I 
checked and libbluray1 came from atrpms.
I guess I jmust have done
yum install libbluray
at some point and it picked up both libbluray and libbluray1 and I never 

> On Tue, 2014-02-04 at 10:08 -0700, William D. Knoche wrote:
>> How do I go about fixing a package issue?
>> This is specifically about upgrading libbluray on fedora 18
>> Updating:
>>    libbluray           x86_64           0.5.0-2.fc18 updates           115 k
>> Transaction Check Error:
>>     file /usr/lib64/libbluray.so.1 from install of
>> libbluray-0.5.0-2.fc18.x86_64 conflicts with file from package
>> libbluray1-0.4.0-6.fc18.x86_64
>> I think this probably due to a packaging issue.
>> But more in general how does one go about resolving these kinds of issues?
>> I tried a number of things and thought that perhaps remoiving the
>> package and re-installing the newer one might work but I became very
>> nervous when it wanted to removed a bunch of important packages due to
>> dependencies.
>> I thought about just upgrading to 19 with fedup but it complained about
>> several other unresolved issues as well as a bunch of packages with no
>> upgrades to 19.
>> Suggestions?
>> --bill
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