Bug 229637 - Epoch for thunderbird in FC6
Epoch for thunderbird in FC6
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 227860
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: thunderbird (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Gecko Maintainer
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Reported: 2007-02-22 07:48 EST by Andrew C Aitchison
Modified: 2018-04-11 03:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-04 15:35:23 EST
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Description Andrew C Aitchison 2007-02-22 07:48:29 EST
Description of problem:

The thunderbird package in FC6 has epoch 0, but the package in updates has
no Epoch at all.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


Steps to Reproduce:
1. wget

rpmquery -p --qf '%{name}-%{epoch}:%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}.rpm\n' thunderbird*

yum is happy that thunderbird- is newer than
thunderbird- but I have tools that think that
Epoch 0 is newer than Epoch (none).

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Comment 2 Christopher Aillon 2007-03-04 15:35:23 EST
This isn't a bug in thunderbird, really.  Epoch 0 is the same as no epoch.  It
only matters because rpm python bindings are broken and produces the wrong
result for the version comparison.  See the dupe.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 227860 ***

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