__/ [ Philip Bernstein ] on Friday 17 March 2006 22:41 \__
> J.O. Aho wrote:
>> Philip Bernstein wrote:
>>> I am trying to update fedora core 4 with yum but keep getting this error
>>> Error: Missing Dependency: /usr/bin/gst-register-0.8 is needed by
>>> package gstreamer-plugins
>>> now I have /usr/bin/gst-register-0.8 but that doesn't seem to matter
>>> and I also tried the --exclude= option and that doesn't work.
>>> what do I need to do to get past this.
>>> This is what I have installed:
>> This seems to be unofficial RPMs, the latest version for FC4 is 0.8.12-1
>> and the previous one is 0.8.10-1.
>> '--exclude' option makes RPM to install without a program, this will in
>> your case make the installation even more unstable, you should use
>> '--force --nodeps' options.
>> Avoid to use '-i' option, do use '-Uvh', as you want to upgrade and not
>> dubble install packages (this breaks things even more).
>> Last, use the official packages.
> Thanks for the info but still no joy. It looks like my only option here
> is to remove all the gstreamer rpm's. I'm not even sure how they got
> installed. I don't use them to my knowledge.
> I believe these are used with gnome and I don't use gnome but kde. I
> can see this is going to be fun...........
gstreamer is rather common. I believe I have it installed on this KDE-only
SuSE box. I can't recall what it was needed for. I suggest you
install/update that package in isolation or ignore "system inconsistencies"
warnings. I can often do so in YaST as I don't have access to the