Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 246077
Newer package not recognized: When file-4.17-9.0.1.el5 is installed, file-4.17-9.el5 is still shown as available for upgrade
Last modified: 2007-07-12 11:01:40 EDT
Description of problem:
I have a system which has the package
# rpm -q file
installed. There is a package file-4.17-9.el5 in the channel, and the WebUI
shows that package as a possible target for upgrade. This does not sound correct.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have a system registered to the RHEL 5 (Client) channel.
2. Install the file-4.17-9.0.1.el5 package.
3. Check the Software -> Packages -> Upgrade page.
Latest Package file-4.17-9.el5
Installed Package file-4.17-9.0.1.el5
The file package should not be shown.
I'd argue that the package file-4.17-9.0.1.el5 is newer/later than the
See attachment with the screenshot.
Also, yum check-update does the right thing and does not show file as a package
to be upgraded.
Note that there is the same problem with libX11 or libXfont. Basically we seem
not to be handling the x.0.y revisions correctly.
Created attachment 158112 [details]
Screenshot of the Upgrade page.
This is not a bug -- the problem was caused by us missing to upgrade the rpm
package body with the satellite-4.2.0-4-to-4.2.1-2.sql.