Bug 62800 - Update over an existing rawhide installation causes strange packet installation
Update over an existing rawhide installation causes strange packet installation
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
skipjack-beta2
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-04-05 13:16 EST by Peter Bieringer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-05 13:16:57 EST
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Description Peter Bieringer 2002-04-05 13:16:53 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.17-0.18 i686)

Description of problem:
After updating a rawhide installation (which was an update of a 7.2
installation) with skipjack, none of the existing packets were "freshen", they
were installed additionally (looks like using "force"). After booting, "rpm -aq"
shows most packets twice (1x rawhide, 1x skipjack). Some apps won't run until
rawhide libraries were deinstalled with rpm.

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How reproducible:
Didn't try


Expected Results:  Upgrade from earlier rawhide to skipjack should freshen all
packets instead of additional install

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-04-05 14:09:19 EST
Rawhide is completely at your own risk and changes significantly over the course
of a development cycle, regularly in ways that prevent upgrades.  If you look in
your upgrade.log, you'll probably see scriptlet failures, thus the duplicate
packages in your rpmdb.

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