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Bug 1281485 - fix distro-sync and downgrades for installonly packages
fix distro-sync and downgrades for installonly packages
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1191611
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hawkey (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2015-11-12 10:59 EST by Daniel Mach
Modified: 2016-11-25 05:14 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-11-25 05:14:36 EST
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Description Daniel Mach 2015-11-12 10:59:33 EST
I installed 3 kernels from rawhide (f24).
Then I decided to install a kernel (downgrade) from f23.

dnf <install|distro-sync|downgrade> with any combination of --allowerasing and --best options did not work.
Dnf was complaining about "conflicting requests".

Workaround was to increase number of installonly packages by setting --setopt='installonly_limit=4'

Dnf should ideally do following:
 * keep running kernel
 * install kernel specified by user
 * include latest kernel(s) if any
Comment 1 Honza Silhan 2015-11-18 08:54:16 EST
Thanks for the report. we should refactor the selection of kernels over limit to remove. It should erase the lowest kernels which are not running which are not to be installed in the transaction.
Comment 2 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2016-07-08 05:24:50 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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Comment 4 Michael Mráka 2016-11-25 05:14:36 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1191611 ***

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