Bug 1329617 - Downgrade fails with broken dep with --setopt=strict=False
Downgrade fails with broken dep with --setopt=strict=False
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: rpm-software-management
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Reported: 2016-04-22 07:44 EDT by Jaroslav Mracek
Modified: 2017-02-10 10:56 EST (History)
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Description Jaroslav Mracek 2016-04-22 07:44:11 EDT
Description of problem:
Downgrade command behave differently that upgrade. When any of argument has broken dep it always fails with --strict=False where upgrade command succeed (DNF added skip-broken option behavior as a default) 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Downgrade of package A requires downgrade package B
2. dnf --setopt=strict=False --alloweraning --exclude=B A C (Fail - no package downgraded)

Actual results:
Fail - no package downgraded

Expected results:
Succeed - Downgraded package C

Additional info:
This case shows different behavior as upgrade shows.
Comment 1 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2016-07-08 05:39:01 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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Comment 3 Jaroslav Mracek 2016-11-29 15:31:03 EST
It should be fixed by Pull-request: https://github.com/rpm-software-management/dnf/pull/666
Comment 4 Jaroslav Mracek 2017-02-10 10:56:16 EST
Bugs fixed in version of dnf-2.0.1-1.

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