Bug 462435 - lirc mutlilibs transition isn't compliant with the guideline
lirc mutlilibs transition isn't compliant with the guideline
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lirc (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ville Skyttä
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-09-16 04:47 EDT by Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart)
Modified: 2008-09-24 20:18 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-09-24 20:18:38 EDT
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solve_multilibs_transition in the lirc package from F-8 version (601 bytes, patch)
2008-09-16 04:51 EDT, Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart)
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Description Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart) 2008-09-16 04:47:40 EDT
Description of problem: There is too common and well knonw situations:
1- BuildRequires: lirc-devel will break in mock (for i386) since lirc from fedora.repo and lirc-libs from fedora-updates.repo will introduce this:
Transaction Check Error:
 file /usr/lib/liblirc_client.so.0.2.0 conflicts between attempted installs of lirc-libs-0.8.3-1.fc8 and lirc-0.8.2-2.fc8
2- Upgrade path from F-8 to F-9 will fails in x86_64 because lirc.i386 will stay installed on the end-users system and will conflict with lirc.x86_64 binaries.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): this problem start with the multilibs introduction in lirc in the F-8 repository

How reproducible: alsways in F-8 for (1). The attached fix need to be available until F-10 for (2)

Additional info:
This problem is described in our guideline here:
See Splitting libraries into separate packages
Comment 1 Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart) 2008-09-16 04:48:26 EDT
s/too/two/ (was a typo)
Comment 2 Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart) 2008-09-16 04:51:47 EDT
Created attachment 316824 [details]
solve_multilibs_transition in the lirc package from F-8 version

it possible to use %{version}-%{release}, in F-8 F-9 and to harcode the evr in devel. This additional can be removed in the F-11 tree (Fedora N+2 need to be covered)
Comment 3 Jarod Wilson 2008-09-16 08:56:54 EDT
Shouldn't the Obsoletes: be for the -libs sub-package, not the devel one? If its in the devel package, that won't help the upgrade path for people that don't have the devel package installed. I'm pretty sure attached to -libs where you meant to put it... :)

I believe this should do the job:

diff -u -p -r1.37 lirc.spec
--- lirc.spec	14 Aug 2008 15:41:38 -0000	1.37
+++ lirc.spec	16 Sep 2008 12:54:14 -0000
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@
 Name:           lirc
 Version:        0.8.3
-Release:        6%{?pre:.%{pre}}%{?dist}
+Release:        7%{?pre:.%{pre}}%{?dist}
 Summary:        The Linux Infrared Remote Control package
 Group:          System Environment/Daemons
@@ -69,6 +69,8 @@ computer with a remote control.
 %package        libs
 Summary:        LIRC libraries
 Group:          System Environment/Libraries
+# Fix old F8 multilib upgrade path issue
+Obsoletes:      %{name} < 0.8.3
 %description    libs
 LIRC is a package that allows you to decode and send infra-red and
@@ -266,6 +268,9 @@ fi
+* Tue Sep 16 2008 - Jarod Wilson <jarod@redhat.com> - 0.8.3-7
+- Fix multilib upgrade path from F8 (Nicolas Chauvet, #462435)
 * Thu Aug 14 2008 - Bastien Nocera <bnocera@redhat.com> - 0.8.3-6
 - Make lircd not exit when there's no device available, so that the
   daemon is running as expected when the hardware is plugged back in
Comment 4 Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart) 2008-09-16 09:10:28 EDT
Oups, good catch, was for the -libs indeed.
(I've made the same tweak for lcms)

Obsoletes:      %{name} < 0.8.3 is fine as version (only) and not version-release as the multilib tweak was introduced in 0.8.3-1.
Now if its only available in -devel, it will only fix (2) whereas (1) it still annoying; specially in F-8

Do you mind it can be backported in F-8/F-9 ?
Comment 5 Jarod Wilson 2008-09-16 09:37:20 EDT
Don't mind at all, that's what I was planning on doing. Building for rawhide right now, will get the others done after that.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-09-16 12:11:10 EDT
lirc-0.8.3-2.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-09-24 20:18:36 EDT
lirc-0.8.3-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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