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Bug 444271 - postgresql doesn't Require: matching release of postgresql-libs
postgresql doesn't Require: matching release of postgresql-libs
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: postgresql (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tom Lane
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-04-26 06:31 EDT by Juha Tuomala
Modified: 2013-07-02 23:18 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 8.3.3-1.fc9
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Last Closed: 2008-06-13 10:28:35 EDT
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Description Juha Tuomala 2008-04-26 06:31:08 EDT
Description of problem:

The following has been done with yum:

rpm -qa --qf="%{NAME}-%{VERSION}-%{RELEASE}.%{ARCH}\n" |grep postgresql

Expected results:

Same versions.
Comment 1 Tom Lane 2008-04-26 12:53:12 EDT
Hm, how did you get into this state ... did you do a "yum update" on postgresql-server only?

It looks like the base and server packages fail to require the libs package to be the exact same subrelease.  
I don't believe the configuration you have is "broken" exactly, but it's probably desirable to have the 
subpackages all get updated concurrently.
Comment 2 Juha Tuomala 2008-04-26 17:47:35 EDT
Yep, I've been lazy and just picked one package and thought that deps will take 
care the rest but didn't. Same happened with cups and bzip2.
Comment 3 Tom Lane 2008-04-26 18:58:36 EDT
OK, I'll tighten up the cross-package Requires.
Comment 4 Devrim GUNDUZ 2008-04-27 18:34:28 EDT
Tom, could you duplicate this? yum should have also upgraded -libs package,
since there is a new package that provides

I did not test though.
Comment 5 Tom Lane 2008-04-28 15:47:15 EDT
Verified --- "yum update postgresql-server" only updates the server and base packages, not libs.  I 
wouldn't have expected anything different; if I tell yum what to update, it shouldn't update anything that 
it's not directly required to by dependencies.
Comment 6 Tom Lane 2008-04-28 19:39:12 EDT
Done in CVS HEAD (F-10 to be).  Not sure when I'll get round to propagating this into the back branches.
Comment 7 Juha Tuomala 2008-04-29 02:15:17 EDT
Thanks :) I'm happy that it got fixed for the future at least.

Just wondering that how many of this kind pkgs are out there.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2008-06-11 16:42:33 EDT
postgresql-8.3.3-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2008-06-12 22:22:54 EDT
postgresql-8.3.3-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 10 Juha Tuomala 2008-06-13 10:13:05 EDT
mmm...This bug was filed against f8. It still exists in f8 with the recent 
pgsql pkg updates.

For multi-release issues there is the cloning function:
Comment 11 Tom Lane 2008-06-13 10:28:35 EDT
I don't intend to fix it in F8.  Kindly don't make random replacements of bug subject lines ...
Comment 12 Juha Tuomala 2008-06-13 10:48:08 EDT
>   What    |Removed                     |Added
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
>  Summary|broken dependencies         |postgresql doesn't Require:

> I don't intend to fix it in F8.

F8 *is* current release. If you want to kill it, I suggest to take it
into fedora-devel mailing list. 

> Kindly don't make random replacements of bug subject lines ...

How about adding the product and Cc fields into subject too? 

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