Bug 1119016

Summary: Packstack: after a packstack based installation, some RPMs are not the latest
Product: [Community] RDO Reporter: Yaniv Kaul <mykaul>
Component: openstack-packstackAssignee: Martin Magr <mmagr>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Ami Jeain <ajeain>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: aortega, derekh, lars, yeylon
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Last Closed: 2015-03-27 01:55:06 UTC Type: Bug
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Description Yaniv Kaul 2014-07-13 06:33:55 UTC
Description of problem:
Right after installation with Packstack, I perform 'yum update'. Note that first two RPMs:
 Package                                        Arch                                  Version                                         Repository                                         Size
 pyOpenSSL                                      x86_64                                0.13.1-1.el6                                    openstack-icehouse                                129 k
 python-paramiko                                noarch                                1.10.1-2.el6                                    openstack-icehouse                                739 k
 ruby-augeas                                    x86_64                                0.4.1-3.el6                                     puppetlabs-deps                                    21 k
 ruby-shadow                                    x86_64                                1:2.2.0-2.el6                                   puppetlabs-deps                                    13 k

Transaction Summary
Upgrade       4 Package(s)

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Comment 2 Lars Kellogg-Stedman 2015-03-27 01:55:06 UTC
Packstack does not perform a yum update/upgrade on the system.  If some packages are already installed prior to running packstack and they are able to satisfy package or puppet dependencies they would not necessarily get upgraded.

Unless you are experiencing problems caused by outdated packages, this is not necessarily a problem. In the event that something is failing due to a requirement being out-of-date, the solution is usually to file a bugzilla against that specific package so that it can be given a proper versioned requirement on the dependency.