Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 506462
service pack dependency mismatch
Last modified: 2013-03-13 01:45:14 EDT
Description of problem:
I have a bit of a corner case in trying to use a service pack across systems. Package foo has dependency on foo-core. If I create a service pack for foo-1.0 and foo-core 1.0 and another user has a updated foo-core 1.1, the service pack claims that foo itself is already installed and fails. If I do remove foo-core 1.1, then it proceeds. It would be nice if foo-core 1.1 was prompted to be removed by PackageKit or even automatically removed if it is a library that is not being a dependency for other installed apps.
So the sevice pack install shouldn't check for foo-core-1.0, but just check for (and ignore?) foo-core?
Unless there is a specific version dependency from foo on foo-core-1.0, foo-core-1.1 should satisfy that requirement just fine and foo can be installed.
If there is a dependency on foo-core-1-1, foo-core should of course be updated to that version before installing foo
Neither of these cases seems to be handled well currently.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.
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