Bug 1047049 - distroverpkg default should be the same in dnf as in yum
distroverpkg default should be the same in dnf as in yum
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ales Kozumplik
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-12-28 12:48 EST by Bruno Wolff III
Modified: 2014-09-30 19:41 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: dnf-plugins-core-0.1.1-2.fc20
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Last Closed: 2014-07-08 22:29:44 EDT
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Description Bruno Wolff III 2013-12-28 12:48:56 EST
Description of problem:
Yum has changed (in rawhide, 20 updates and 19 updates-testing) the default value of distroverpkg to a list: ['system-release(release)', 'redhat-release'].
The default for dnf should probably be the same to minimize confusion switching between the two. (Though in fedora there isn't likely to be an issue as redhat-release is provided and will be the same as system-release(release) if it is provided.)

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Comment 1 Bruno Wolff III 2013-12-28 15:12:14 EST
Another note about this is that dnf maintains its own version of _getsysver and hasn't changed to match yum's change to make distroverpkg a list. That would have to happen before the default can change.
Comment 2 Ales Kozumplik 2014-01-02 02:58:59 EST
It's true, this poorly planned decision was implemented in Yum (without consulting us) and we let it slide by for the time. Will keep this open but giving it a low priority for now as nobody is affected by this.
Comment 3 Ales Kozumplik 2014-06-12 04:00:22 EDT
Fixed upstream by ba54035.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2014-07-07 05:11:35 EDT
dnf-plugins-core-0.1.1-2.fc20, dnf-0.5.3-1.fc20, hawkey-0.4.17-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2014-07-07 21:03:53 EDT
Package dnf-plugins-core-0.1.1-2.fc20, dnf-0.5.3-1.fc20, hawkey-0.4.17-1.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-plugins-core-0.1.1-2.fc20 dnf-0.5.3-1.fc20 hawkey-0.4.17-1.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2014-07-08 22:29:44 EDT
dnf-plugins-core-0.1.1-2.fc20, dnf-0.5.3-1.fc20, hawkey-0.4.17-1.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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