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Fedora dependency madness

$ yum install mysql-server
Loaded plugins: changelog
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
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Dependencies Resolved

 Package
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Installing:
 mysql-server                              
Installing for dependencies:
 libaio                                    
 libevent                                  
 perl-AnyEvent                             
 perl-AnyEvent-AIO                         
 perl-AnyEvent-BDB                         
 perl-Async-MergePoint                     
 perl-BDB                                  
 perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2                   
 perl-Compress-Raw-Zlib                    
 perl-Coro                                 
 perl-Curses                               
 perl-DBD-MySQL                            
 perl-DBI                                  
 perl-EV                                   
 perl-Encode-Locale                        
 perl-Event                                
 perl-Event-Lib                            
 perl-Glib                                 
 perl-Guard                                
 perl-HTML-Parser                          
 perl-HTML-Tagset                          
 perl-HTTP-Date                            
 perl-HTTP-Message                         
 perl-Heap                                 
 perl-IO-AIO                               
 perl-IO-Async                             
 perl-IO-Compress                          
 perl-IO-Socket-SSL                        
 perl-IO-Tty                               
 perl-LWP-MediaTypes                       
 perl-Net-HTTP                             
 perl-Net-LibIDN                           
 perl-Net-SSLeay                           
 perl-POE                                  
 perl-Socket-GetAddrInfo                   
 perl-Socket6                              
 perl-TermReadKey                          
 perl-TimeDate                             
 perl-URI                                  
 perl-common-sense                         
Transaction Summary
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Install  1 Package (+40 Dependent packages)
Total download size: 13 M
Installed size: 51 M
Is this ok [y/N]:  
Seriously? I thought had hoped the times of RPM's dependency hell were over?