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Bug 70976 - up2date fails with error message when trying for force upgrade of skipped packages
up2date fails with error message when trying for force upgrade of skipped pac...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2002-08-07 10:52 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:58 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-19 15:10:23 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-08-07 10:52:09 EDT
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Description of problem:
When trying to force upgrade of skipped packages (kernel packages)
up2date-2.9.33-7.x.9 fails.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. su -
2. up2date -f -u

Actual Results:  # up2date -f -u
creating readOnlyTransaction
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 754, in ?
  File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 369, in main
    self.writeEntry(flag[1], flag[2])
NameError: global name 'self' is not defined

Expected Results:  download and installation of:
kernel                                  2.4.18    7.93
kernel-smp                              2.4.18    7.93
kernel-source                           2.4.18    7.93

Additional info:

Clean install of limbo 2
Comment 1 Michael Young 2002-08-07 11:31:39 EDT
This is bug 70878
Comment 2 Adrian Likins 2002-08-07 16:57:57 EDT
this version should be fixed in 2.9.35 or higher
Comment 3 Matt Jamison 2003-05-19 15:10:23 EDT
fixed, resolving.

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