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Bug 584997 - "yum -y --skip-broken --nogpgcheck upgrade" removes(!?) all packages
"yum -y --skip-broken --nogpgcheck upgrade" removes(!?) all packages
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 585424
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum-langpacks (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jens Petersen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-04-22 16:58 EDT by Jim Meyering
Modified: 2016-04-26 17:27 EDT (History)
10 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-04-26 15:39:05 EDT
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sole file from /var/lib/yum/history/ (544.00 KB, application/octet-stream)
2010-04-22 17:00 EDT, Jim Meyering
no flags Details
tarball of /var/lib/yum/yumdb contents (1.74 KB, application/x-xz)
2010-04-23 02:29 EDT, Jim Meyering
no flags Details

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Description Jim Meyering 2010-04-22 16:58:00 EDT
Description of problem: yum somehow uninstalled all packages

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): whatever
version was current in F13 on April 21.

How reproducible: don't know

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum -y --skip-broken --nogpgcheck upgrade
2. discover that /bin has been removed, along with many other things
Actual results:

Expected results:

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attacing the single file from /var/lib/yum/history/, ...
Comment 1 Jim Meyering 2010-04-22 16:59:00 EDT
P.S., reported in more detail here:
Comment 2 Jim Meyering 2010-04-22 17:00:14 EDT
Created attachment 408444 [details]
sole file from /var/lib/yum/history/
Comment 3 seth vidal 2010-04-22 17:17:02 EDT
 Can you also tar up /var/lib/yum/yumdb/ and attach it?

Comment 4 seth vidal 2010-04-22 17:31:46 EDT
I have a theory I can't prove yet - but I bet this is --skip-broken removing pkgs from being updated and NOT removing their erasure component.
Comment 5 Jim Meyering 2010-04-23 02:29:32 EDT
Created attachment 408505 [details]
tarball of /var/lib/yum/yumdb contents
Comment 6 Tim Lauridsen 2010-04-23 07:33:15 EDT
(In reply to comment #4)
> I have a theory I can't prove yet - but I bet this is --skip-broken removing
> pkgs from being updated and NOT removing their erasure component.    

This is why _checkMissingObsoleted & _checkUpdatedLeftovers was added to handle leftover erasure components, so this should not happen in F13.
Comment 7 Mamoru TASAKA 2010-04-23 08:22:23 EDT
Same as bug 561928?
Comment 8 Tim Lauridsen 2010-04-23 09:15:09 EDT
(In reply to comment #7)
> Same as bug 561928?    

No, it is another issues, fixed here

Comment 9 seth vidal 2010-04-26 15:39:05 EDT
over to langpacks.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 585424 ***

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