Bug 1796 - Why Does a upgrade blow away my non-redhat rpms ???
Why Does a upgrade blow away my non-redhat rpms ???
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-03-25 14:21 EST by aap
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-04-15 12:15:34 EDT
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Description aap 1999-03-25 14:21:25 EST
This is very broken,

now I have to track down all of my old rpms :(
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-03-25 15:35:59 EST
On an upgrade, rpm only replaces packages that it thinks are
"newer". Your old rpms appeared older and consequently were
replaced. Is this the problem?

------- Email Received From  aapuch@thermo.stat.ncsu.edu 03/25/99 15:43 -------
Comment 2 Preston Brown 1999-03-29 14:43:59 EST
bonnie isn't included in the red hat linux distribution, so I am
somewhat surprised that the installer removed it.  Unless there is a
bug in the RPM code.  Matt, Jeff, what do you make of this?  Is there
any way that this could have happened?  Is the binary still physically
there, and just the entry has been removed from the rpm database, or
did the package actually get entirely removed from your disk?
Comment 3 Matt Wilson 1999-04-01 00:13:59 EST
*pokes drew*

What's the matter exactly?  Use whole sentences.

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