CentOS – perl conflicts with file from package

Error bastante común en la distribución CentOS. Me pasó concretamente con un CentOS 5.5 64 bits. Ejecutamos “yum update” y nos devuelve un carror de errores tipo

perl-5.8.8-32.el5_5.1.i386 file /usr/share/man/man1/perlxstut.1.gz from install of perl-5.8.8-32.el5_5.2.x86_64 conflicts with file from package perl-5.8.8-32.el5_5.1.i386 file /usr/share/man/man1/piconv.1.gz from install of perl-5.8.8-32.el5_5.2.x86_64 conflicts with file from package perl-5.8.8-32.el5_5.1.i386 file /usr/share/man/man1/pl2pm.1.gz from install of ...

Podemos leer que el error aparece en bastantes entornos diferentes

"Yeah, that seems to be a CentOS packaging error that comes up on occasion. You can read this support request regarding it here for some ideas on fixing it:"

ejecutamos

# rpm -e perl.i386

y a continuación ya podemos ejecutar tranquilamente yum

Links
http://www.virtualmin.com/node/15794
https://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=28412
http://forum.nginx.org/read.php?24,139270

One thought on “CentOS – perl conflicts with file from package

  1. Gracias Rubén. Esta “mierda” me llevaba unos días dando por saco.. Sigo sin entender el por qué de ese “bloqueo”…

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