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    Jan 2005
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    Problems installing Java

    I keep getting a missing dependency for Java:

    Error: Missing Dependency: jdk = 2000:1.5.0_09-fcs is needed by package java-1.5.0-sun-compat

    In the past, when I get Java installed and working correctly, every time I do a yum update, I keep getting this error and the system update stops. Where can I get this file?

  2. #2
    What distro, running what command?

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    Im using Fedora Core 5.

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    I have the same problem.

    It is as if provided bogus information. I'm not too familiar with dependeicy formats, but the jdk one certainly looks different:

    # yum deplist java-1.5.0-sun-compat
    dependency: /usr/bin/ttmkfdir
    provider: ttmkfdir.x86_64 3.0.9-19.2.1
    dependency: /usr/bin/find
    provider: findutils.x86_64 1:4.2.27-4
    dependency: jdk = 2000:1.5.0_09-fcs
    Unsatisfied dependency
    dependency: /bin/sh
    provider: bash.x86_64 3.1-6.2
    dependency: config(java-1.5.0-sun-compat) =
    provider: java-1.5.0-sun-compat.noarch

    Note: I have jdk-1.5.0_09-fcs installed and the installation of java-1.5.0-sun-compat, completed successfully.

    Where is this "jdk = 2000:1.5.0_09-fcs" coming from?

    Thanks in advance.

  6. #5
    This come from the installed rpm file.

    # rpm -q --requires java-1.5.0-sun-compat-
    config(java-1.5.0-sun-compat) = 0:
    jdk = 2000:1.5.0_09-fcs
    jpackage-utils >= 0:1.5.38
    rpmlib(CompressedFileNames) <= 3.0.4-1
    rpmlib(PayloadFilesHavePrefix) <= 4.0-1
    rpmlib(VersionedDependencies) <= 3.0.3-1

    Anyone knows what the 2000 in 2000:1.5.0_09-fcs is supposed to do?

  7. #6
    Hi guys...

    i had the same problem and solved it by just removing the java-1.5.0-sun-compat package... right now im updating and will probably install the package again after finishing

    tell me if it worked out for u

  8. #7
    removing the compat rpm unregisters the sun jvm. it then defaults back to the older jvm bundled with fedora

  9. #8
    Trying to install java yesterday I got the error. I am also unsing Fedora Core 5.
    Did you fox the problem ?
    If yes could you please tell what you did ?

  10. #9
    I got the problem when I tried to install java following the instructions given here:

    As proposed I downloaded the file:
    But in the error message: " .... 2000:1.5.0_09-fcs ... ", it seems that
    it refers to version 9.
    So I downloaded the file:
    Now the command:
    yum --enablerepo=jpackage-generic-nonfree install java-1.5.0-sun-compat,
    works well.

  11. #10
    Thankd for the followup.

    Yeah that works for me too. The issue comes up only when I try to install something later on that depends on java. For instance, xml-commons-apis.

    you can also see the problem if you run
    yum deplist java-1.5.0-sun-compat-

    it says the the jdk dependency is not resolved.

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