Bug 357151 - rpm doesn't distinguish between arches when checking if newer installed
Summary: rpm doesn't distinguish between arches when checking if newer installed
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Panu Matilainen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-10-29 19:01 UTC by David Juran
Modified: 2009-01-09 05:00 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 05:00:47 UTC
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Description David Juran 2007-10-29 19:01:00 UTC
Description of problem:
I've notice that lately(?) rpm has stopped distinguishing between different
arches when checking if there already is a newer version installed. With other
words, if I have an x86_64 package installed but want to install an older i386
version of the same package, rpm will tell me that I already have a newer
package installed.

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

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. $ rpm -q --qf '%{NAME}-%{VERSION}-%{RELEASE}.%{ARCH}\n' libxklavier

2.$ rpm -U --test libxklavier-3.1-2.fc7.i386.rpm 
        package libxklavier-3.3-1.fc8 (which is newer than
libxklavier-3.1-2.fc7) is already installed

Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 David Juran 2008-01-11 11:46:14 UTC
Still the same behaviour in rpm- in F8.

Comment 2 Jan Kratochvil 2008-02-12 21:11:59 UTC
This is IMO a duplicate of Bug 235755.

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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 05:00:47 UTC
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