Bug 200558 - Obsoletes processing should be arch-aware
Summary: Obsoletes processing should be arch-aware
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 200643
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum   
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Version: rawhide
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OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2006-07-28 17:24 UTC by Alexandre Oliva
Modified: 2014-01-21 22:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-07-29 17:17:36 UTC
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Description Alexandre Oliva 2006-07-28 17:24:10 UTC
Description of problem:
If you have a repo containing packages for say both i386 and x86_64, and one
package available for both arches obsoletes another package that is installed
for only one of the arches, then both versions get installed.

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How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install random package x.{x86_64,i386,noarch}, doesn't matter
2.Build package y.i386 and y.x86_64, with Obsoletes: x
3.Create a yum repository with the y packages
4.Run yum update

Actual results:
Yum will install both y packages.

Expected results:
It would be nicer if it installed a package for the same arch or, failing that
because there's no such obsoletion package, the package in the arch most
suitable for the local configuration (in the example case, x86_64).

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Comment 1 Alexandre Oliva 2006-07-29 17:17:36 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 200643 ***

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