Why "yum groupinstall compat-libraries" results in a transaction error in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ?

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Issue

  • Why "yum groupinstall compat-libraries" results in a transaction error in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ?
    Output of the yum command
    ~~~~
    Transaction Check Error: # file /usr/lib64/libxcb-icccm.so.1.0.0 from install of compat-xcb-util-0.3.6-6.el6.x86_64 conflicts with file from package xcb-util-0.3.6-1.el6.x86_64
    ~~~

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Executing "yum -y groupinstall 'compat-libraries'"

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