Bug 1030980 - dnf downgrade PACKAGE, misleading message about possible typo if PACKAGE is not installed
Summary: dnf downgrade PACKAGE, misleading message about possible typo if PACKAGE is n...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf
Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Radek Holy
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-11-15 12:44 UTC by Jaroslav Škarvada
Modified: 2015-10-06 02:14 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2013-11-24 23:42:24 UTC

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Description Jaroslav Škarvada 2013-11-15 12:44:05 UTC
Description of problem:
Dnf writes misleading message about possible typo if the package is not installed. Maybe this can also happen with its other commands.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. dnf remove acpid
2. dnf downgrade acpid

Actual results:
  * Maybe you meant: acpid
Nothing to do

Expected results:
No "* Maybe you meant: acpid" message

Additional info:
This doesn't happen if the package is installed
# dnf install acpid
# dnd downgrade acpid
...downgrade in progress

The same commands with yum:
a) without acpid
# yum downgrade acpid
Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit
No Match for available package: acpid-2.0.20-1.fc20.i686
Nothing to do

b) with acpid
# yum downgrade acpid
...downgrade in progress

Maybe the yum output is not the best, but at least less confusing (at least for me).

Comment 1 Ales Kozumplik 2013-11-18 07:37:21 UTC
Definitely a bug, Radek can you please take a look at this when the time permits? Thanks.

Comment 2 Radek Holy 2013-11-20 13:09:54 UTC
Fixed by 9c70e7bb975ff21c4b07b75bb417d6250cab28dd on master.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-11-21 15:56:30 UTC
dnf-0.4.8-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.

Comment 4 lnie 2013-11-22 04:35:09 UTC
fixed with dnf-0.4.8-1.fc20

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-11-24 04:04:12 UTC
Package dnf-0.4.8-1.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing dnf-0.4.8-1.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-11-24 23:42:24 UTC
dnf-0.4.8-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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