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exim update conflict

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by hilario, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. hilario

    hilario Well-Known Member

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    During a cPanel update I have the following conflict:

    yum update
    ...
    Downloading Packages:
    Running rpm_check_debug
    Running Transaction Test
    Finished Transaction Test


    Transaction Check Error:
    file /etc/aliases from install of setup-2.5.58-4.el5.noarch conflicts with file from package exim-4.69-15_cpanel_maildir.i386


    What kind of conflict is this? What can be done to fix it?

    Thanks in advance for any help provided
     
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  2. ReiJu

    ReiJu Well-Known Member

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    I get the same error on one of my cPanel server, but not on the other. It happened when I did "/scripts/upcp" and "yum update". I'm upgrading from RedHat 5.2 to 5.3.

    Any suggestion?
     
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  3. hzJayJ

    hzJayJ Well-Known Member

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    Try running

    yum -y install db4-devel

    and check whether it resolves the issue.
     
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  4. ReiJu

    ReiJu Well-Known Member

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    I already resolved the issue. I backed up the conflicting file, install manually the setup package (you'll notice that the installation is doing nothing to the stated file), and then the "yum update" runs smoothly.

    These are the steps:

    1. Backup the /etc/aliases file
    Code:
    # cp /etc/aliases{,.bak}
    2. Download the setup*.rpm package. You can use yumdownloader (from yum-utils package). Then install it using rpm.
    Code:
    # yumdownloader setup
    # rpm -Uvh --force setup-2.5.58-4.el5.noarch.rpm
    # diff -Naurp /etc/aliases{.bak,}    ## you'll see that the file is untouched
    3. Resume your "yum update" or "/scripts/upcp"

    Those are working for my RHEL5.3-upgraded-from-5.2.
     
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