Bug 1465292

Summary: DNF remove protected duplicate package
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Lari Tanase <larieu>
Component: dnfAssignee: Jaroslav Mracek <jmracek>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 25CC: dmach, jmracek, mcrha, packaging-team-maint, rpm-software-management, samuel.rakitnican, vmukhame
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Description Lari Tanase 2017-06-27 06:48:05 UTC
Description of problem:
dnf fails to remove "protected" packages

as an example
systemd-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64 systemd-libs-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64 systemd-pam-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64 systemd-udev-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

dnf.noarch                         1.1.10-3.fc25                          @anaconda
dnf.noarch                         1.1.10-6.fc25                          @System  

How reproducible:

each time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install a fresh copy of fedora
2. during update find a way to freeze the update (my Asus UX501VW did this at first update because I didn't "mend" the grub options with acpi_backlight=native acpi_osi=! acpi_osi='Windows 2009')
3. now I have a bunch of duplicates


Actual results:
lots of duplciates
while the "non protected ones" can be removed, the protected ones no

Expected results:
is there are duplicate df should remove older versions

Additional info:

Comment 1 Lari Tanase 2017-06-27 06:59:01 UTC
I have found a way to circumvent this

you need to add --disableplugin=protected_packages this for specific packages 

BE CAREFULL TO USE FULL VERSION OF OLD PACKAGES 

as here

dnf.noarch-1.1.10-3.fc25
dnf.noarch-1.1.10-6.fc25
systemd-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64
systemd-0:231-15.fc25.x86_64
systemd-libs-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64
systemd-libs-0:231-15.fc25.x86_64
systemd-pam-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64
systemd-pam-0:231-15.fc25.x86_64
systemd-udev-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64
systemd-udev-0:231-15.fc25.x86_64


you issue

sudo dnf remove --disableplugin=protected_packages dnf.noarch-1.1.10-3.fc25 systemd-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64 systemd-libs-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64 systemd-pam-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64 systemd-udev-0:231-10.fc25.x86_64

Comment 2 srakitnican 2017-07-03 10:07:58 UTC
So after a failed upgrade I am left to remove all the dupes, --disableplugin=protected_packages however for some reason does not have an effect for me.

$ rpm -q dnf
dnf-2.4.1-1.fc26.noarch
dnf-2.5.1-1.fc26.noarch
$ sudo dnf --disableplugin=protected_packages remove dnf-2.5.1-1.fc26.noarch
Error: 
 Problem: The operation would result in removing the following protected packages: dnf

Comment 3 srakitnican 2017-07-03 11:01:12 UTC
Since my is a different issue, I've opened different bug #1467304 .

Comment 4 Jaroslav Mracek 2017-08-01 14:26:01 UTC
I would like to provide some improvement, but first I have to brake my system to have testing environment for development.

Comment 5 Jaroslav Mracek 2017-08-01 16:50:45 UTC
I created a patch that enhance ``remove --duplicates``.  It even allows to remove duplicated protected packages if the newest is available (https://github.com/rpm-software-management/dnf/pull/880). The new implementation also installs missing dependencies of the newest package.

Comment 6 Jaroslav Mracek 2017-08-30 18:43:33 UTC
*** Bug 1486137 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2017-10-02 10:36:17 UTC
dnf-plugins-extras-2.0.3-1.fc27 dnf-plugins-core-2.1.4-1.fc27 dnf-2.7.2-1.fc27 libdnf-0.10.1-1.fc27 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 27. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-faf235c683

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2017-10-02 10:38:45 UTC
dnf-plugins-extras-2.0.3-1.fc26 dnf-plugins-core-2.1.4-1.fc26 dnf-2.7.2-1.fc26 libdnf-0.10.1-1.fc26 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 26. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-70a8618065

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2017-10-02 20:29:21 UTC
dnf-2.7.2-1.fc26, dnf-plugins-core-2.1.4-1.fc26, dnf-plugins-extras-2.0.3-1.fc26, libdnf-0.10.1-1.fc26 has been pushed to the Fedora 26 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-70a8618065

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2017-10-02 21:28:32 UTC
dnf-2.7.2-1.fc27, dnf-plugins-core-2.1.4-1.fc27, dnf-plugins-extras-2.0.3-1.fc27, libdnf-0.10.1-1.fc27 has been pushed to the Fedora 27 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-faf235c683

Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2017-10-04 14:24:24 UTC
dnf-2.7.2-1.fc27, dnf-plugins-core-2.1.4-1.fc27, dnf-plugins-extras-2.0.3-1.fc27, libdnf-0.10.1-1.fc27 has been pushed to the Fedora 27 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 12 Fedora Update System 2017-10-04 22:26:16 UTC
dnf-2.7.2-1.fc26, dnf-plugins-core-2.1.4-1.fc26, dnf-plugins-extras-2.0.3-1.fc26, libdnf-0.10.1-1.fc26 has been pushed to the Fedora 26 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.