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miniupnpc: How to solve broken dependencies using dnf

asked 2016-10-10 14:58:59 -0500

gobigobi66 gravatar image

updated 2016-10-10 15:04:04 -0500

When running dnf upgrade, I ran into the following problem:

 Package            Arch            Version              Repository        Size
Skipping packages with broken dependencies:
 miniupnpc          x86_64          2.0-1.fc24           updates           51 k

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How can I fix the broken dependencies for that package? And how can I find out what program actually uses/requires miniupnpc? How Can I find out what exact dependency of the package is broken (tried to use dnf -v update miniupnpc but that didn't help)?

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As of @sergiomb 's answer below, I ran dnf -b update miniupnpc, which returns:

Error: package classified-ads-0.11-1.fc24.x86_64 requires, but none of the providers can be installed

That's a problem with classified-ads, right? What's the right way to fix this problem?

gobigobi66 gravatar imagegobigobi66 ( 2016-10-11 09:31:40 -0500 )edit

for quick fix you may do: dnf remove classified-ads

sergiomb gravatar imagesergiomb ( 2016-10-11 11:11:51 -0500 )edit

Yes, maintainer (me) has been a bit slow to respond to soname changes. There is now waiting to be tested until it is pushed to stable. Please test this before it causes more trouble.

costello gravatar imagecostello ( 2016-10-11 16:11:28 -0500 )edit

There is also a new upstream release of classified-ads coming, before that getting translations in order in would be a big hit for everyone :)

costello gravatar imagecostello ( 2016-10-11 16:17:14 -0500 )edit

Let's link the reported bug here:

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-10-12 11:24:58 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-10-10 18:57:26 -0500

sergiomb gravatar image

updated 2016-10-11 10:44:27 -0500

Please run

dnf upgrade miniupnpc -b

should give you the answer

dnf --enablerepo=updates-testing repoquery miniupnpc-2.0 --requires

ah you need remove classified-ads or ask to rebuild it . I already ask to rebuild classified-ads on

Thanks for the report.

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Ah, OK, that shows me the following:

Error: package classified-ads-0.11-1.fc24.x86_64 requires, but none of the providers can be installed
gobigobi66 gravatar imagegobigobi66 ( 2016-10-11 09:29:22 -0500 )edit

answered 2017-01-30 17:40:51 -0500

Matthew Cline gravatar image

dnf update --best will tell you what the broken dependency is.

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this is solved classified-ads was rebuilt and -b is short option of --best

sergiomb gravatar imagesergiomb ( 2017-01-31 11:04:52 -0500 )edit

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