Bug 183202 - show architecture details in defaul rpm query atleast for x86_64 systems in FC6 rawhide
Summary: show architecture details in defaul rpm query atleast for x86_64 systems in F...
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Paul Nasrat
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-02-27 13:22 UTC by Rahul Sundaram
Modified: 2013-03-13 05:42 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-01 13:48:13 UTC
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Description Rahul Sundaram 2006-02-27 13:22:45 UTC
Description of problem:

Architecture is not detailed in the default rpm query (rpm -qa ) and confuses
users into believing that there are multiple duplicate packages installed on the

Actual results:

rpm -qa does not show architecture details

Expected results:

should show architecture details by default.

Additional info:

The current argument is that changing the query results would break scripts that
incorrectly use screen scrapping instead of the API and library. Testing this in
FC6 development cycle would help find and fix such bugs. If all hell breaks
loose we can disable it again during FC5 GA release.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2006-03-01 13:48:13 UTC
Fixed in rpm-4.4.5 (at least).

Changing the default --query --all output may break legacy user scripts.

Add to /etc/rpm/macros or ~/.rpmmacros:
    %_query_all_fmt         %%{name}-%%{version}-%%{release}.%%{arch}

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