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Old 05-04-2008, 02:19 PM   #1
haroldjclements
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Arrow Installing pango-devel...Recessive Dependencies


I am new to Linux and I don’t know what I am doing wrong.

I am installing 'pango-devel-1.18.3-1.fc8.i386.rpm'. This package has quite a few dependencies. My problem is that it seems that I have a recursive paradox (if it was not for a better description).

Below is a segment of the dependency tree, as you can see 'libX11-devel-1.1.3-4.fc8.i386.rpm' is required in both the top and bottom branches. Therefore I have no way of installing all the dependencies for pango-devel-1.18.3-1.fc8.i386.rpm


Code:
|--> libX11-devel-1.1.3-4.fc8.i386.rpm
     |--> libXau-devel-1.0.3-3.fc8.i386.rpm
     |--> libXdmcp-devel-1.0.2-4.fc8.i386.rpm 
          |--> xorg-x11-proto-devel-7.3-3.fc8.noarch.rpm
  	       |--> mesa-libGL-devel-7.0.2-3.fc8.i386.rpm
  	  	    |--> mesa-libGL-7.0.2-3.fc8.i386.rpm 
  	  	    |--> libX11-devel-1.1.3-4.fc8.i386.rpm [?]
Any help or advice with this will be grateful.

Thanks in advance,
Harold Clements

Last edited by haroldjclements; 05-05-2008 at 02:48 AM.
 
Old 05-04-2008, 02:25 PM   #2
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That's recursive, not recessive. ;-)

just install 2 at once. you can install dozens of RPM's in a single command line, and any recursive deps will automatically be taken care of as both are being installed at once.
 
Old 05-05-2008, 03:51 AM   #3
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Thank you acid_kewpie that did the trick

Sorry about the spelling error, glad you knew what I ment!

Thanks again,
Harold Clements
 
  


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