Mysql packages skipped [dependency problems]

Matthew asked:

This may look like a repeat question, but I have done my research and still am unable to find a solution to this problem.

The problem:

When installing mysql server on my linux box, I receive Error notifications during the mysql installation. These errors state there are missing dependencies.

The installation output:

[[email protected] mcnations]# sudo yum install mysql80-community-release-el8-1.noarch                                                                                                                                                             .rpm
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Examining mysql80-community-release-el8-1.noarch.rpm: mysql80-community-release-                                                                                                                                                             el8-1.noarch
mysql80-community-release-el8-1.noarch.rpm: does not update installed package.
Error: Nothing to do
[[email protected] mcnations]# yum repolist enabled | grep "mysql.*-community.*"
mysql-connectors-community/x86_64       MySQL Connectors Community            74
mysql-tools-community/x86_64            MySQL Tools Community                 33
mysql80-community/x86_64                MySQL 8.0 Community Server            81
[[email protected] mcnations]# sudo yum install mysql-community-server
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: reflector.westga.edu
 * extras: repos-tx.psychz.net
 * updates: mirror.teklinks.com
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package mysql-community-server.x86_64 0:8.0.21-1.el8 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: mysql-community-common(x86-64) = 8.0.21-1.el8 for pack                                                                                                                                                            age: mysql-community-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: mysql-community-client(x86-64) >= 8.0.11 for package:                                                                                                                                                             mysql-community-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: net-tools for package: mysql-community-server-8.0.21-1                                                                                                                                                            .el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libtirpc.so.3(TIRPC_0.3.3)(64bit) for package: mysql-c                                                                                                                                                            ommunity-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libtirpc.so.3(TIRPC_0.3.0)(64bit) for package: mysql-c                                                                                                                                                            ommunity-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.22)(64bit) for package: mys                                                                                                                                                            ql-community-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libtirpc.so.3()(64bit) for package: mysql-community-se                                                                                                                                                            rver-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libssl.so.1.1()(64bit) for package: mysql-community-se                                                                                                                                                            rver-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libcrypto.so.1.1()(64bit) for package: mysql-community                                                                                                                                                            -server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
---> Package net-tools.x86_64 0:2.0-0.25.20131004git.el7 will be installed
--> Running transaction check
---> Package mariadb-libs.x86_64 1:5.5.60-1.el7_5 will be obsoleted
--> Processing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.18()(64bit) for package: 2:postfix-2                                                                                                                                                            .10.1-7.el7.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.18(libmysqlclient_18)(64bit) for pac                                                                                                                                                            kage: 2:postfix-2.10.1-7.el7.x86_64
---> Package mysql-community-client.x86_64 0:8.0.21-1.el8 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.21)(64bit) for package: mys                                                                                                                                                            ql-community-client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libcrypto.so.1.1(OPENSSL_1_1_0)(64bit) for package: my                                                                                                                                                            sql-community-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.28)(64bit) for package: mysql-commun                                                                                                                                                            ity-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libtirpc.so.3()(64bit) for package: mysql-community-se                                                                                                                                                            rver-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libssl.so.1.1()(64bit) for package: mysql-community-se                                                                                                                                                            rver-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libcrypto.so.1.1()(64bit) for package: mysql-community                                                                                                                                                            -server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Running transaction check
---> Package mariadb-libs.x86_64 1:5.5.60-1.el7_5 will be updated
---> Package mariadb-libs.x86_64 1:5.5.65-1.el7 will be an update
---> Package mysql-community-client.x86_64 0:8.0.21-1.el8 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.21)(64bit) for package: mys                                                                                                                                                            ql-community-client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
---> Package mysql-community-libs.x86_64 0:8.0.21-1.el8 will be obsoleting
--> Processing Dependency: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.21)(64bit) for package: mys                                                                                                                                                            ql-community-libs-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.20)(64bit) for package: mys                                                                                                                                                            ql-community-libs-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libstdc++.so.6(CXXABI_1.3.9)(64bit) for package: mysql                                                                                                                                                            -community-libs-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libssl.so.1.1(OPENSSL_1_1_1)(64bit) for package: mysql                                                                                                                                                            -community-libs-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libssl.so.1.1(OPENSSL_1_1_0)(64bit) for package: mysql                                                                                                                                                            -community-libs-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libssl.so.1.1()(64bit) for package: mysql-community-se                                                                                                                                                            rver-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libcrypto.so.1.1()(64bit) for package: mysql-community                                                                                                                                                            -server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
---> Package postfix.x86_64 2:2.10.1-7.el7 will be updated
---> Package postfix.x86_64 2:2.10.1-9.el7 will be an update
Removing mariadb-libs.x86_64 1:5.5.65-1.el7 - u due to obsoletes from mysql-commu                                                                                                                                                            nity-libs.x86_64 0:8.0.21-1.el8 - u
--> Restarting Dependency Resolution with new changes.
--> Running transaction check
---> Package mariadb-libs.x86_64 1:5.5.65-1.el7 will be an update
--> Processing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.18(libmysqlclient_18)(64bit) for pac                                                                                                                                                            kage: 2:postfix-2.10.1-9.el7.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.18()(64bit) for package: 2:postfix-2                                                                                                                                                            .10.1-9.el7.x86_64
---> Package mysql-community-client.x86_64 0:8.0.21-1.el8 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.21)(64bit) for package: mys                                                                                                                                                            ql-community-client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libssl.so.1.1()(64bit) for package: mysql-community-cl                                                                                                                                                            ient-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libncurses.so.6()(64bit) for package: mysql-community-                                                                                                                                                            client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libcrypto.so.1.1()(64bit) for package: mysql-community                                                                                                                                                            -client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
---> Package mysql-community-libs.x86_64 0:8.0.21-1.el8 will be obsoleting
--> Processing Dependency: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.21)(64bit) for package: mys                                                                                                                                                            ql-community-libs-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
---> Package mysql-community-server.x86_64 0:8.0.21-1.el8 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: libtirpc.so.3(TIRPC_0.3.3)(64bit) for package: mysql-c                                                                                                                                                            ommunity-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.28)(64bit) for package: mysql-commun                                                                                                                                                            ity-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libtirpc.so.3()(64bit) for package: mysql-community-se                                                                                                                                                            rver-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libssl.so.1.1()(64bit) for package: mysql-community-se                                                                                                                                                            rver-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Processing Dependency: libcrypto.so.1.1()(64bit) for package: mysql-community                                                                                                                                                            -server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Package: mysql-community-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libssl.so.1.1(OPENSSL_1_1_0)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libssl.so.1.1(OPENSSL_1_1_1)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-libs-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libssl.so.1.1(OPENSSL_1_1_0)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-libs-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.28)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.20)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libssl.so.1.1(OPENSSL_1_1_0)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-libs-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.21)(64bit)
Error: Package: 2:postfix-2.10.1-9.el7.x86_64 (base)
           Requires: libmysqlclient.so.18()(64bit)
           Removing: 1:mariadb-libs-5.5.60-1.el7_5.x86_64 (@base)
               libmysqlclient.so.18()(64bit)
           Obsoleted By: mysql-community-libs-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-commun                                                                                                                                                            ity)
              ~libmysqlclient.so.21()(64bit)
           Updated By: 1:mariadb-libs-5.5.65-1.el7.x86_64 (base)
               libmysqlclient.so.18()(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.21)(64bit)
           Requires: libcrypto.so.1.1()(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libssl.so.1.1()(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libstdc++.so.6(CXXABI_1.3.9)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libcrypto.so.1.1(OPENSSL_1_1_0)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libcrypto.so.1.1(OPENSSL_1_1_0)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libcrypto.so.1.1()(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.22)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libssl.so.1.1()(64bit)
Error: Package: 2:postfix-2.10.1-9.el7.x86_64 (base)
           Requires: libmysqlclient.so.18(libmysqlclient_18)(64bit)
           Removing: 1:mariadb-libs-5.5.60-1.el7_5.x86_64 (@base)
               libmysqlclient.so.18(libmysqlclient_18)(64bit)
           Obsoleted By: mysql-community-libs-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-commun                                                                                                                                                            ity)
               Not found
           Updated By: 1:mariadb-libs-5.5.65-1.el7.x86_64 (base)
               libmysqlclient.so.18(libmysqlclient_18)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-client-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libtinfo.so.6()(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libcrypto.so.1.1(OPENSSL_1_1_1)(64bit)
Error: Package: mysql-community-server-8.0.21-1.el8.x86_64 (mysql80-community)
           Requires: libtirpc.so.3(TIRPC_0.3.0)(64bit)
 You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem

I ran the --skip command, and it simply repeated the packages from the error section.

I attempted the solution here by downloading yumutils & removing duplicates, but apparently there are no duplicates.

I attempted the solution here in the first answer by Louis, as well as the the second answer by Ed Moxley. No dice for either attempt.

There is nothing in the mysql documentation (that I can see) that addresses this problem. I have been following mysql’s installation procedure found here.

Other Solutions:

The Mysql documentation states you can download individual packages. I attempted to address one of the missing dependencies via sudo yum install libstdc++.so.6. This installation failed, and provided the following message:

Error:  Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root
       cause is something else and multilib version checking is just
       pointing out that there is a problem. Eg.:

         1. You have an upgrade for libstdc++ which is missing some
            dependency that another package requires. Yum is trying to
            solve this by installing an older version of libstdc++ of the
            different architecture. If you exclude the bad architecture
            yum will tell you what the root cause is (which package
            requires what). You can try redoing the upgrade with
            --exclude libstdc++.otherarch ... this should give you an error
            message showing the root cause of the problem.

         2. You have multiple architectures of libstdc++ installed, but
            yum can only see an upgrade for one of those architectures.
            If you don't want/need both architectures anymore then you
            can remove the one with the missing update and everything
            will work.

         3. You have duplicate versions of libstdc++ installed already.
            You can use "yum check" to get yum show these errors.

       ...you can also use --setopt=protected_multilib=false to remove
       this checking, however this is almost never the correct thing to
       do as something else is very likely to go wrong (often causing
       much more problems).

When I tried running package-cleanup --cleandupes I was informed there were no duplicates, which is directly contradictory of the above error…

Any help in solving this problem is greatly appreciated.

My answer:


You somehow installed a package named mysql80-community-release intended for RHEL/CentOS 8, but your system is CentOS 7. This package provides the repositories to download MySQL, but it provides packages for RHEL/CentOS 8. This won’t work on your system.

You need to remove this package and replace it with its equivalent for CentOS 7.

Alternately, you can upgrade to CentOS 8, and then the installation of packages for CentOS 8 will work.


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