Bug 426993 - Missing a method to check obsoleted/conflicting packages
Missing a method to check obsoleted/conflicting packages
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Panu Matilainen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-12-29 10:59 EST by Daniel Qarras
Modified: 2007-12-30 05:26 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-12-30 05:26:48 EST
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Description Daniel Qarras 2007-12-29 10:59:50 EST
Description of problem:
It would be useful to have a method in the rpm command to check what packages
are being obsoleted or conflicted by a package. It can of course be checked from
the spec file but that is not very efficient, adding few query flags would be
more elegant.
Comment 1 Paul Nasrat 2007-12-30 05:26:48 EST
They exist as popt aliases (see /usr/lib/rpm/rpmpopt* 

rpm -q --obsoletes perl
rpm -qp --conflicts /path/to/confliting-1.0.noarch.rpm

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