Bug 4650 - --freshen installs new packages
--freshen installs new packages
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-08-22 11:49 EDT by Ragnar Kjørstad
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-15 09:03:05 EST
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Description Ragnar Kjørstad 1999-08-22 11:49:49 EDT
The "-F" / "--freshen" option seems to install the packages
even if they're not alreaddy installed when an ftp-url is
specified instead of a local file.

On an i386 RedHat 6.0 system:

[root@stine 6.0]# rpm -q squid
package squid is not installed

[root@stine 6.0]# rpm -F i386/squid-2.2.STABLE4-5.i386.rpm
rpm: no packages given for install

[root@stine 6.0]# rpm -q squid
package squid is not installed

[root@stine 6.0]# rpm -F
ftp://ftp.vestdata.no/pub/linux/mirrors/redhat-updates/6.0/i386/squid-2.2.STABLE4-5.i386.rpm

[root@stine 6.0]# rpm -q squid
squid-2.2.STABLE4-5
Comment 1 bjn 1999-11-15 09:03:59 EST
Also happens with RedHat 6.1, when using an ftp URL:

# rpm -qa | grep ypserv
# rpm -Fvh ftp://kepler/pub/redhat-updates/6.1/i386/ypserv-1.3.9-1.i386.rpm
Retrieving ftp://kepler/pub/redhat-updates/6.1/i386/ypserv-1.3.9-1.i386.rpm
ypserv                      ##################################################
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Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-02-21 14:30:37 EST
Now that --freshen is implemented in C rather than in a shell script, I don't
believe
that this is still a problem. Please reopen if I'm wrong.

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