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Opened 2 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

Last modified 6 months ago

#2240 closed defect (fixed)

Missing x264 dependency for CentOS 6

Reported by: Akcope Owned by: Antoine Martin
Priority: critical Milestone: 3.0
Component: packaging Version: 1.0.x
Keywords: Cc:


I get the following error when trying to yum install xpra on Centos 6.9:

Error: Package: xpra-1.0.12-2.r19800.el6_9.x86_64 (winswitch)
           Requires: libx264.so.148()(64bit)
           Available: x264-xpra-20170704-1.el6_9.x86_64 (winswitch)
           Installing: x264-xpra-20190109-0.el6_9.x86_64 (winswitch)
               Not found
 You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
 You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest

I tried various ways of installing the lib manually, as discussed on stackexchange: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/509424/yum-wont-resolve-a-lib-dependency-though-it-is-available-installed, but none of them resolved this issue. Seems to be an issue with the packaging itself.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by Antoine Martin

Milestone: 3.0
Priority: majorcritical
Status: newassigned

For some reason, the 1.0.13 packages are missing from the centos 6.9 repo.
It is present in 6.10 (aka 6) and 6.8 and earlier.

IIRC, Until I can re-spin those packages (sometime next week) you should be able to install 1.0.13 from the 6.10 repo. (there are no major differences between 6.9 and 6.10 that could cause breakage)

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by Akcope

I have successfully installed from the 6.10 repo. Thanks for the quick answer!

comment:3 Changed 2 years ago by Antoine Martin

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

I have just posted some rebuilt 1.0.13 packages for centos 6.9.
We'll try to make sure problems like this one never occur again in #2040.

Akcope: you can switch back to the 6.9 repo for installing everything.

comment:4 Changed 6 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/2240

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