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Bug 614662 - Wrong obsolete tag in perl.spec for perl-suidperl
Wrong obsolete tag in perl.spec for perl-suidperl
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Marcela Mašláňová
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-07-14 18:38 EDT by Terje Røsten
Modified: 2010-07-15 13:03 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: perl-5.12.1-128.fc14
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Last Closed: 2010-07-15 13:03:42 EDT
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Description Terje Røsten 2010-07-14 18:38:35 EDT
Description of problem:

latest perl in rawhide has: 

Obsoletes: perl-suidperl <= 4:5.10.1-118

while my system has perl-suidperl 4:5.10.1-118.fc14 note the fc14 disttag here,
this means the installed version is newer and the obsolete tag
has no effect. Please fix this by changing e.g. to:

Obsoletes: perl-suidperl < 4:5.10.1-119

or something similar with the same effect.

For more background please read this thread on yum-devel:

Comment 1 Marcela Mašláňová 2010-07-15 03:04:57 EDT
Thanks for bug report. This will be fixed in next build.
Comment 2 Petr Pisar 2010-07-15 03:37:31 EDT
Thanks for report. We have already spotted the problem.

However I'm not sure this is the right solution. Imagine we release new
perl-suidperl-4:5.10.1-119 in F13, F13 user installs it and then he decides to
upgrade to F14. Things will go wrong. I think

  Obsoletes: perl-suidperl < 4:5.12.1

is more appropriate to avoid my hypothetic scenario. The 4:5.12.1 is first
version where perl-suidperl is missing.

I will discuss it with Marcela, package owner, and we will release F14 perl as
soon as possible.
Comment 3 Terje Røsten 2010-07-15 03:54:56 EDT
Thanks for the quick respons, Obsoletes: perl-suidperl < 4:5.12.1 seems correct.
Comment 4 Petr Pisar 2010-07-15 13:03:42 EDT
Fixed in CVS.

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