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Bug 158168 - file /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/xcolor/xcolor.sty from install of > tetex-xcolor-2.02-3.fc4 conflicts with file from package tetex-latex-3.0-4
Summary: file /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/xcolor/xcolor.sty from install of > tetex-xco...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tetex-xcolor
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jose Pedro Oliveira
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 161257 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: FE5Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-05-19 11:07 UTC by Neal Becker
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-07-26 09:37:58 UTC

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Description Neal Becker 2005-05-19 11:07:43 UTC
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Description of problem:
file /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/xcolor/xcolor.sty from install of 
> tetex-xcolor-2.02-3.fc4 conflicts with file from package tetex-latex-3.0-4 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install tetex-xcolor 

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jose Pedro Oliveira 2005-05-19 19:29:22 UTC
The following Extras tetex packages are no longer needed

   * tetex-xcolor
   * tetex-pgf
   * tetex-beamer

The above three LaTex packages are now included in TeTeX 3.0.


# rpm -ql tetex-latex | grep xcolor

Comment 2 Jose Pedro Oliveira 2005-05-19 19:50:33 UTC
Now the strange part:

Last week I installed a clean FC4 test3 system (custom install).  I can yum
install tetex-{beamer,pgf,xcolor} without problems.

I tested this with  "tetex-latex-3.0-3" included in FC4 Test3. Then removed
every tetex package and installed "tetex-latex-3.0-4" from rawhide.  After this
tetex update I managed to yum install tetex-{beamer,pgf,xcolor} again without

This can happen if:
1) the file has the same MD5 digest in both rpms (tetex-latex and tetex-xcolor)
2) something is broken in yum/rpm

# rpm -V tetex-xcolor
(no output)
# rpm -V tetex-latex
........C   /usr/bin/latex
........C   /usr/bin/pdflatex
S.5....T.   /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/xcolor/svgnam.def
S.5....T.   /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/xcolor/xcolor.sty

Ouch! Different MD5 digests.

# rpm -q tetex tetex-latex tetex-xcolor yum rpm

Comment 3 Jose Pedro Oliveira 2005-05-19 20:00:02 UTC
Manually installing the tetex-xcolor with the rpm command generates the expected

# rpm -qa | grep ^tetex | xargs rpm -e
# rpm -ivh tetex-3.0-4.i386.rpm tetex-latex-3.0-4.i386.rpm
tetex-fonts-3.0-4.i386.rpm tetex-dvips-3.0-4.i386.rpm
#  rpm -ivh tetex-xcolor-2.02-3.fc4.noarch.rpm
       file /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/xcolor/svgnam.def from install of
tetex-xcolor-2.02-3.fc4 conflicts with file from package tetex-latex-3.0-4

Something is broken in yum (force installing by default? configuration?)

Comment 4 Jose Pedro Oliveira 2005-05-19 20:10:05 UTC
Removal request of
from the development branch added to

Comment 5 Jose Pedro Oliveira 2005-05-19 20:14:32 UTC
Michael or Warren,

I believe the FC4 tetex package should also be updated (the tetex package in FC3
didn't include xcolor, pgf, and beamer LateX packages).

Shouldn't it include something like:
Obsoletes: tetex-xcolor
Obsoletes: tetex-pgf
Obsoletes: tetex-beamer

Comment 6 Jose Pedro Oliveira 2005-05-21 03:11:59 UTC

Could you see comments #1 and #5?

I think this may me a FC4 blocker as it may break upgrades from FC3 with the
above Extras tetex packages installed (tetex-xcolor, tetex-pgf, and tetex-beamer).

Should I open a ticket against Fedora Core tetex package?

Comment 7 Michael Schwendt 2005-05-21 10:08:10 UTC
In general, file conflicts in existing packages don't prevent an upgrade from
happening. The files would be overwritten. But nothing in the upgrade process
would remove the Extras packages, which would be unclean.

Comment 8 Jose Pedro Oliveira 2005-06-21 20:01:50 UTC
Same problem but in the tetex core package

Comment 9 Jose Pedro Oliveira 2005-06-21 20:02:45 UTC
*** Bug 161257 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 10 Michael Schwendt 2005-07-26 09:37:58 UTC
Packages have been removed at last.

Comment 11 Jose Pedro Oliveira 2005-07-26 16:08:26 UTC
Thanks Michael!

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