Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2012 09:03:42 +0000 From: Zenny <garbytrash@...il.com> To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Upgrading to current gives dependency problem after kernel upgrade and boot On 4/3/12, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > On Tue, Apr 03, 2012 at 09:41:01PM +0000, Zenny wrote: >> # rpm -Uvh ~build/RPMS/*.rpm >> error: Failed dependencies: >> perl(Crypt::PasswdMD5) is needed by syslinux-perl-4.04-owl2 >> perl(Digest::SHA1) is needed by syslinux-perl-4.04-owl2 > > You never mentioned where you got those RPMs. Did you build them > yourself or did you download them? Did you previously install > locally-built (by you) Owl RPMs on this system? I got it from: http://mirrors.kernel.org/openwall/Owl/current/ using the standard upgrade without any customization right now. I just thought of upgrading first and then make customization. > >> It seems like a dependency hell. :-( Could not figure out how can I >> upgrade smoothly? > > If you simply used "make installworld" using our pre-built RPMs, the > upgrade should have been smooth. As I stated earlier, the make installworld is done with Owl pre-built RPMs, yet I was getting the problems as I reported. > > If you build your own RPMs and try to cross a major change in this way > (such as our update of OpenSSL or GCC), then, yes, you may get into > dependency hell that you'd need to resolve on your own. Ways to resolve > it _might_ be found in owl-dev list postings from the right time period; > they generally involve multiple install/build/install steps. If you're > not into developing Owl, then I suggest that you only upgrade using our > pre-built RPMs. > >> On 4/3/12, cpb@....log2.net <cpb@....log2.net> wrote: >> > You didn't include complete details of your starting point or the source >> > of >> > your RPMs in ~build/RPMS, I just followed http://openwall.info/wiki/Owl/upgrade without any modifications so far. Thanks! > > Alexander >
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