Bug 227801 - Yum package from fedora updates contains distroverpkg=redhat-release
Yum package from fedora updates contains distroverpkg=redhat-release
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2007-02-08 04:44 EST by Oded Arbel
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:57 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-02-08 08:28:04 EST
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Description Oded Arbel 2007-02-08 04:44:09 EST
Description of problem:
The default yum configuration for fedora is invalid

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
3.0.3-1.fc6

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install yum
  
Actual results:
/etc/yum.conf has distroverpkg=redhat-release

Expected results:
/etc/yum.conf has distroverpkg=fedor-arelease

Additional info:
For some reason, yum still works, but installs packages for fedora core 7, even
though I have fedora core 6 installed.
Comment 1 Seth Vidal 2007-02-08 08:28:04 EST
when looking up distrover yum does the equivalent of:
rpm --whatprovides redhat-release

which returns fedora-release on fedora and centos-release on centos, and
redhat-release on rhel.

it is so it works everywhere.

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