Bug 733566 - Priorities plugin does not consider version field of obsoletes
Priorities plugin does not consider version field of obsoletes
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum-utils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Seth Vidal
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-08-25 22:59 EDT by Matt McCutchen
Modified: 2014-01-21 18:19 EST (History)
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Description Matt McCutchen 2011-08-25 22:59:23 EDT
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):

How reproducible:

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
Actual results:
gnome-panel- gets excluded because it obsoletes gnome-applets <= 1:2.32.0-5 and the local repository contains a package named gnome-applets.

Expected results:
gnome-panel- 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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