Bug 131078 - Error in package description
Error in package description
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-08-27 06:56 EDT by Victor Vislobokov
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-30 14:42:29 EDT
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Description Victor Vislobokov 2004-08-27 06:56:20 EDT
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Description of problem:
Two packages: postgresql-pl and postgresql-tcl has same description
about PL/Tcl.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
postgresql-tcl-7.4.2-1
postgresql-pl-7.4.2-1


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -qi postgresql-pl
PostgreSQL is an advanced Object-Relational database management
system.  The postgresql-pl package contains the the PL/Perl, PL/Tcl,
and PL/Python procedural languages for the backend.  PL/Pgsql is part
of the core server package.

2. rpm -qi postgresql-tcl
Summary     : A Tcl client library and the PL/Tcl procedural language
for PostgreSQL.
Description :
PostgreSQL is an advanced Object-Relational database management
system. The postgresql-tcl package contains the libpgtcl client
library, the pg-enhanced pgtclsh, and the PL/Tcl procedural language
for the backend.


Actual Results:  Both description talking about presense PL/Tcl into
packages, but really only postgresql-pl package has PL/Tcl in.
Comment 1 Tom Lane 2004-08-27 09:43:55 EDT
The Red Hat specfile has had that description error corrected since
7.3.  Are you sure you aren't looking at an ancient postgresql-tcl
package?
Comment 2 Victor Vislobokov 2004-08-30 00:41:07 EDT
I'm sure. I have this error at Fedora Core 2,
postgresl-tcl-7.4.2-1.i386.rpm
Comment 3 Tom Lane 2004-08-30 10:50:18 EDT
Mph.  Well, I can prove from our CVS contents that the 7.4.2-1
specfile contained the correct description, so somehow RPM is
regurgitating a long-obsolete description for you.  Perhaps this
represents a failure in an upgrade process?  Anyway I'm going to
reassign this bug to the RPM package owner and see what he has to say.
Comment 4 Jeff Johnson 2004-08-30 14:42:29 EDT
rpm uses the specspo, not the package, description if available.

Either uninstall specspo (to use the package description), or update
the description in specspo.

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