Bug 137033 - FC3 release notes -- RPM file conflict behavior change
Summary: FC3 release notes -- RPM file conflict behavior change
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fedora-release   
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Version: rawhide
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OS: Linux
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Assignee: Ed Bailey
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Blocks: fc-relnotes-blocker
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Reported: 2004-10-25 14:06 UTC by Barry K. Nathan
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-25 15:42:26 UTC
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Description Barry K. Nathan 2004-10-25 14:06:37 UTC
Description of problem:
It appears that rpm's file conflict behavior changed during the FC3
development cycle. (See bug 131766 comment 2.) Unless I'm mistaken,
the "Fedora Core 3 Release Notes" that are currently in rawhide don't
mention this.

I *really* think it should be mentioned in the release notes -- in the
last few days I blew my own foot off, so to speak, on two of my
systems (I was expecting RPM to fail automatically if there were any
file conflicts, and it didn't). I doubt I'm the only person who was
expecting the old RPM behavior.

(Even if there's no way to add this to the Fedora Core 3 release notes
because I've left it too late, I'd still like to see it mentioned in
the RHEL 4 release notes.)

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Comment 1 Ed Bailey 2004-10-25 15:11:11 UTC
Barry -- I'll see what I can do wrt the FC3 release notes; they are
due in about 45 minutes, so it'll be close...

Comment 2 Ed Bailey 2004-10-25 15:42:26 UTC
Added -- thanks for the input!

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