Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 72201
up2date --force or -f doesn't work
Last modified: 2015-01-07 18:59:36 EST
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Description of problem:
--force or -f fails to ignore the package-skip list, even though that's one
thing the option is supposed to do
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
up2date 2.9.46-1 (since 2.9.50 or later doesn't seem to be on rawhide yet)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install (null) and do the initial up2date run (with registration etc.) but
don't update any of the skipped (kernel) packages
2. Open a terminal
3. Try "up2date -f kernel". It will fail because the kernel is on the skipped
packages list, even though -f is supposed to ignore that list and update it anyway.
4. Try "up2date --force kernel". Same result.
Actual Results: Package gets skipped.
Expected Results: -f or --force should disregard the skip list and install the
As far as I know, I'm using the correct command line option. I could be
mistaken, of course.
fixed in 2.9.50
dup of #72166
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 72166 ***