Bug 111990 - up2date --src doesn't get source if you've got the binary
Summary: up2date --src doesn't get source if you've got the binary
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date   
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Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Adrian Likins
QA Contact: Fanny Augustin
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Reported: 2003-12-12 15:02 UTC by Illtud Daniel
Modified: 2007-04-18 17:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-12 20:36:31 UTC
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Description Illtud Daniel 2003-12-12 15:02:08 UTC
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Description of problem:
I've got an rpm installed, but I want the srpm. up2date --src <package>
fails with 'package is already installed'. Sensible behaviour would be
to download the srpm.

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. up2date <package>
2. up2date --src <package>
3. 
    

Actual Results:  fails with 'already installed'

Expected Results:  getting <package>.srpm

Additional info:

Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2003-12-12 20:36:31 UTC
working as designed, more or less. Ie,
it doesnt let you download a package set
that you couldn't install. 

Newer versions (fedora or RHEL 3) include
a --get-source option that will download the
source rpm without doing any depsolving. 


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