Bug 56489 - Bad URL: for gzip in 'rpm -q -i'
Summary: Bad URL: for gzip in 'rpm -q -i'
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gzip   
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2001-11-19 21:48 UTC by Valdis Kletnieks
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:38 UTC (History)
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Description Valdis Kletnieks 2001-11-19 21:48:33 UTC
Description of Problem: Broken URL after version fork


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): gzip-1.3-15


How Reproducible: 'rpm -q gzip' and 'rpm -q -i gzip'


Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -q gzip      and note the 'gzip-1.3-'
2. rpm -q -i gzip   and note the 'URL: http://www.gzip.org'
3. Visit http://www.gzip.org which still has 1.2.4a

Actual Results: 'rpm -q -i' says the URL: for gzip is http://www.gzip.org


Expected Results: The URL should point at someplace that supports gzip 1.3,
as www.gzip.org still is at 1.2.4a.  


Additional Information: It's unclear why the 1.3 fork was created, but the
URL: should point someplace that is actually supporting it.  if gzip.org
isn't supporting 1.3, you shouldn't be pointing to it.

Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-11-19 23:14:44 UTC
The URL to the source in the package is given in the "source" entry on the spec
file - the URL you refer to is to the homepage of the project.


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