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Posted by: foxinsocks Jun 8 2018, 03:38 AM
Several weeks ago I started receiving these messages:
etc/cron.daily/0yum-daily.cron:
Failed to check for updates with the following error message:
Failed to build transaction: gthumb-3.3.4-2.el7.x86_64 requires libexiv2.so.26()(64bit)

I thought downgrading gThumb might solve the problem. Negative. OK, delete and re-install.

Then I got:
$ sudo yum install gthumb
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
* epel: fedora.melbourneitmirror.net
* repos: ftp1.scientificlinux.org
* sl: ftp1.scientificlinux.org
* sl-extras: ftp1.scientificlinux.org
* sl-fastbugs: ftp1.scientificlinux.org
* sl-security: ftp1.scientificlinux.org
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package gthumb.x86_64 0:3.3.4-2.el7 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: libexiv2.so.26()(64bit) for package: gthumb-3.3.4-2.el7.x86_64
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Package: gthumb-3.3.4-2.el7.x86_64 (epel)
Requires: libexiv2.so.26()(64bit)
You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest
$

Nothing happening there so I went on a bit of a google-ramble and came across this:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1578517

The last entry on that bug report says that a rebuilt gThumb has been pushed to epel stable. However, I'm still getting the same result as above.

I'd appreciate any info that would help me get gThumb installed and running again. Thanks


Posted by: toracat Jun 13 2018, 10:48 PM
What is the output returned by:

yum list exiv2-libs

Posted by: foxinsocks Jun 13 2018, 11:40 PM
QUOTE (toracat @ Jun 14 2018, 08:48 AM)
What is the output returned by:

yum list exiv2-libs



Thanks for your response, toracat.

$ yum list exiv2-libs
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks
Determining fastest mirrors
* epel: mirror.aarnet.edu.au
* repos: ftp.scientificlinux.org
* sl: ftp.scientificlinux.org
* sl-extras: ftp.scientificlinux.org
* sl-fastbugs: ftp.scientificlinux.org
* sl-security: ftp.scientificlinux.org
epel 12583/12583
google-chrome 3/3
Installed Packages
exiv2-libs.x86_64 0.23-6.el7 @base/$releasever
Available Packages
exiv2-libs.i686 0.23-6.el7 sl

By the way, I've tried
$ sudo yum upgrade exiv2-libs.x86_64
but got the response:
No packages marked for update









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