Bug 3277 - RPM upgrade and install fail due to overly aggressive errors
RPM upgrade and install fail due to overly aggressive errors
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 5439
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-06-04 20:04 EDT by Joshua Jensen
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-25 07:07:25 EST
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Description Joshua Jensen 1999-06-04 20:04:35 EDT
When upgrading or installing multiple packages are
attempted,  the operation will fail if one of the specified
packages is already installed.  Example:
rpm -ivh egcs* cpp* kernel-headers* bin86*
will fail simply because one of these packages was already
installed.  RPM should simply note that a package is already
installed (or is already newer), then go on with installing
or upgrading everything else specified.  Could I write a
"foreach" loop in my shell and simply go one package at a
time?  Yes, but I shouldn't have to and this wouldn't work
for dependances anyway.  FYI:  This RPM bug did not exist
before RHL 6.0
Comment 1 maavl 1999-11-25 07:07:59 EST
This bug is duplicated as bug 5439, which is classified as WONTFIX with the
comment "This isn't a bug, it's a feature in rpm-3.0.x.". See also bug 6182.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2000-10-23 10:10:02 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5439 ***

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