Bug 1431491 - versionlock: whitelisting packages doesn't work, if they aren't in the repos. [NEEDINFO]
Summary: versionlock: whitelisting packages doesn't work, if they aren't in the repos.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf-plugins-extras
Version: 25
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Marek Blaha
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-03-13 01:41 UTC by James Antill
Modified: 2018-06-28 08:36 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 10:48:11 UTC
Type: Bug
jsilhan: needinfo? (james.antill)

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Description James Antill 2017-03-13 01:41:50 UTC
Description of problem:
 Whitelisting packages in yum doesn't require the package to exist in a repo. but it does in dnf. This means if you disable the repo. that has the whitelisted package in then all versions of that package then become available.

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Comment 1 Honza Silhan 2017-03-22 12:34:29 UTC
Hi James, by whitelisting you mean `includepkgs`, right?

Comment 2 Marek Blaha 2017-11-10 08:00:57 UTC
pull request fixing this issue has been sent.

Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2017-11-16 19:36:23 UTC
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Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2017-12-12 10:48:11 UTC
Fedora 25 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2017-12-12. Fedora 25 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
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Comment 5 Jaroslav Mracek 2018-06-28 08:36:09 UTC
The issue is solved by dnf-plugins-core-3.0.1-1 that was released into rawhide.

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