Bug 509262 - Attempting to remove only an i386 package from x86_64 box also removes x86_64 package
Attempting to remove only an i386 package from x86_64 box also removes x86_64...
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Other (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brad Buckingham
Jeff Browning
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Blocks: 471789
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Reported: 2009-07-01 17:34 EDT by Jeff Browning
Modified: 2009-09-10 14:44 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: sat530
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Last Closed: 2009-09-10 14:44:55 EDT
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Description Jeff Browning 2009-07-01 17:34:44 EDT
Description of problem:
When trying to uninstall only the i386 version of a package from an x86_64 box, the x86_64 package of the same name is also removed.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install both i386 and x86_64 versions of the same package onto an x86_64 box (The version used in my case was RHEL5u3)
2. Schedule to remove only the i386 version of the package.
3. Run rhn_check
Actual results:
Both the i386 and x86_64 packages are removed.

Expected results:
Only the specified version of the package should have been removed.

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Comment 2 Clifford Perry 2009-07-01 22:24:47 EDT
The RHEL 5.3 client does not have this code fix. This was/should be fixed within the RHEL 5.4 beta client code - see bug 476899 tracking the RHEL 5.4 release. 

Please re-test this with the RHEL 5.4 client. To me looks like the server side (from rhn_check output) correctly sent down the arch information needed. 

Comment 3 Jeff Browning 2009-07-06 15:17:29 EDT
Confirmed. 5.4 client performs as expected.
Comment 4 Brandon Perkins 2009-08-11 10:43:11 EDT
Release Pending.  Used z205.z900.redhat.com as the client, test1182.test.redhat.com as the Satellite, with the following RHN client packages:

Comment 5 Brandon Perkins 2009-09-10 14:44:55 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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