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Bug 33892 - Command-line up2date can break itself due to lack of dependencies
Command-line up2date can break itself due to lack of dependencies
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 32301
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2001-03-29 11:16 EST by Duncan
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:44 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-29 11:16:45 EST
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Description Duncan 2001-03-29 11:16:41 EST
Command-line mode up2date allows you to install a combination of updates 
which break up2date until you manually upgrade rpm-python.  Ie there 
should probably be a dependency in up2date or rpm on rpm-python.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install clean 7.0 system
2. Register on RHN
3. # up2date --nosig up2date rpm
4. Try to run up2date again.

Actual Results:  Up2date chucks a python error.

Expected Results:  Erm, it should still work...

Apologies for lack of detailed output, but this was on a machine I'm 
currently building and I was on VT with no mouse.

This can be worked around by manual rpm -Fvh rpm-python-4.0.2-7x.i386.rpm, 
but I'm going to leave it as "normal" severity because the whole point of 
up2date is that you shouldn't have to do that ;-)
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2001-03-30 21:50:55 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 32301 ***
Comment 2 Duncan 2001-03-31 10:20:37 EST
Yup.  Apologies for not finding any of the many other dups.  Must use broader
query criteria...

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