Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 733566
Priorities plugin does not consider version field of obsoletes
Last modified: 2014-01-21 18:19:30 EST
Description of problem:
The priorities plugin does not consider the version field in determining whether a package would obsolete a higher-priority package. This can lead to unnecessary exclusion of desirable packages.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install yum-plugin-priorities and enable check_obsoletes.
2. Place gnome-applets-3.1.5-1.fc16 in a high-priority local repository (see bug 725254).
3. yum list gnome-panel
gnome-panel-126.96.36.199-4.fc15 gets excluded because it obsoletes gnome-applets <= 1:2.32.0-5 and the local repository contains a package named gnome-applets.
gnome-panel-188.8.131.52-4.fc15 is not excluded because the version condition of its obsolete tag does not match gnome-applets-3.1.5-1.fc16.
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