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Old 02-25-2006, 11:25 AM   #1
dtmax
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FC4: yum update firefox - missing deps


Hi,

I have FC4:
Linux crazyhouse 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4 #1 Thu Jun 2 22:55:56 EDT 2005 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

Trying to update Firefox from v 1.0.7 to latest:
Code:
[root@crazyhouse ~]# yum update firefox
Setting up Update Process
Setting up repositories
extras-development [1/2]
development [2/2]
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Resolving Dependencies
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Package firefox.i386 0:1.5.0.1-5 set to be updated
--> Running transaction check
--> Processing Dependency: libcairo.so.2 for package: firefox
.................
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Missing Dependency: xorg-x11-libs = 6.8.2-37.FC4.49.2 is needed by package xorg-x11
Error: Missing Dependency: libdps.so.1 is needed by package xorg-x11
Error: Missing Dependency: XFree86-libs >= 4.2.99 is needed by package libgnomeui
Error: Missing Dependency: xorg-x11-libs = 6.8.2-37.FC4.49.2 is needed by package xorg-x11-xfs
But,
Code:
[root@crazyhouse ~]# rpm -qa | grep xorg
xorg-x11-Mesa-libGLU-6.8.2-31
xorg-x11-xfs-6.8.2-37.FC4.49.2
xorg-x11-font-utils-6.8.2-31
fonts-xorg-base-6.8.2-1
fonts-xorg-75dpi-6.8.2-1
xorg-x11-libs-6.8.2-37.FC4.49.2
xorg-x11-6.8.2-37.FC4.49.2
fonts-xorg-100dpi-6.8.2-1
xorg-x11-Mesa-libGL-6.8.2-31
xorg-x11-xauth-6.8.2-31
fonts-xorg-cyrillic-6.8.2-1
What should I do in this situation?

Thank you, Max.
 
Old 02-25-2006, 12:35 PM   #2
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Seems I found solution, may be it will help to somebody.

I disabled "development" & "extras-development" repositories, because I have this errors only if I'm using those repositories. Then I was trying other repositories in order to find latest firefox version. I tried dries, freshrpms, newrpms etc. But I had not found firefox > 1.0.7 there. Then I had asked google about "fedora 4 rpm firefox 1.5". First result was nrpms.net. I added their repository to my yum configuration, here is link: nrpms.net/Docs/Yum/nrpms.repo
Then I did "yum update firefox" and now I have firefox 1.5.0.1
 
Old 02-25-2006, 12:52 PM   #3
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There's an easier solution: Download the 1.5.0.1 tar ball from Mozilla, unpack it into /usr/lib, and create a symbolic link to /usr/lib/firefox/firefox from /usr/bin/firefox.

The only problem you'll have is that they compiled with libstc++.so.5 instead of .6, so you'll need a copy of the older library. (Some of the things in .5 were, I believe, depreciated.)
 
  


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