CentOS yum update missing dependency error

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If you are using

yum update

on CentOS and getting the following errors

Missing Dependency: /usr/lib/python2.4 is needed by package libxml2-python-2.6.26-2.1.2.7.i386 (installed)
gamin-python-0.1.7-8.el5.i386 from installed has depsolving problems
Missing Dependency: /usr/lib/python2.4 is needed by package gamin-python-0.1.7-8.el5.i386 (installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: /usr/lib/python2.4 is needed by package libxml2-python-2.6.26-2.1.2.7.i386 (installed)
Error: Missing Dependency: /usr/lib/python2.4 is needed by package gamin-python-0.1.7-8.el5.i386 (installed)

Don’t panic, the solution is simple … just run the following command

yum clean all

Then do

yum update

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