[Intelmq-users] IntelMQ on CentOS7 - yum update failling with conflicting files

Sebastian Wagner wagner at cert.at
Thu Jun 18 13:20:06 CEST 2020

Dear Marco,

On 6/18/20 12:58 PM, Marco Paulo Machado Teixeira wrote:
> Trying to update my intelmq install, on CentOS 7, with RPM packages (as per the install instructions).
I haven't even updated the RPM repository yet with the 2.2.0 release.
> I'm getting a conflict with overlapping RPM packages from EPEL repo and HOME:SEBIX:INTELMQ repo, with the following error (first line only, several more lines below I didn't copy). Already searched the web without luck. Also tried using REPO priorities but did not solve it. Anyone has some advice on the best way to fix this without ruining the RPM database consistency? Or maybe some pointers where to look?
> ===
> Transaction check error:
>   file /usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dns/__init__.py from install of python36-dns-1.16.0-1.el7.noarch conflicts with file from package python3-dnspython-1.15.0-3.6.noarch
> ===

You can remove python3-dnspython.

Short explanation: In the past I had to package dnspython myself
(package python3-dnspython), as EPEL/CentOS did not have that package.
With CentOS' Python 3.6 Upgrade, EPEL ships dnspython itself (as package

There's no RPM database consistency, just two packages with conflicting
files and RPM found and prevented the conflict, just as a good package
manager should.

best regards

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