Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 68379
perl-libnet in limbo older than 7.3
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:44:00 EDT
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Description of problem:
Due to another bug when I upgraded from 7.3 to limbo, a lot of packages weren't
upgraded, so I used rpm -Fvh to upgrade the rest. But for some reason this
didn't upgrade the perl-libnet package, and it still doesn't work if I try
again, even though the version installed is reported as 1.0901-17 and the
version I am trying to upgrade to is 1.12-25. No errors are reported, apart from
a DSA signature error which seems to be unconnected.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -Fvh perl-libnet-1.12-25.i386.rpm when 1.0901-17 is installed.
Narf! This is a result of RPM seeing 1.0901 as being greater than 1.12 . . .
which is pretty much because 901 > 12.
It is not an rpm bug but it is still a bug with limbo. I am re-opening this as a
bumped epoch of package, should be in rawhide soon
actually, perl 5.8.0 includes libnet in the default core. obsoleting the
Fix confirmed with perl-5.8.0-42.
*** Bug 68649 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***