Bug 78900 - New errata package version is smaller than old one?
New errata package version is smaller than old one?
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xinetd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-12-03 03:53 EST by Bernd Bartmann
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-03 03:53:12 EST
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Description Bernd Bartmann 2002-12-03 03:53:06 EST
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Description of problem:
The new errate xinetd-2.3.7-4.7x.i386.rpm has a smaller package version than 
the errata which was released at 2002-10-14 xinetd-2.3.9-0.73.i386.rpm. This 
also applied to all other redhat versions.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have a look at the package version of the xinetd errata from 2002-11-02 and 

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-12-03 11:58:15 EST
Yes. It has a higher epoch, though.
Comment 2 Bernd Bartmann 2002-12-04 07:56:03 EST
Ok, I didn't even know that an EPOCH existed at all. But how can I get the EPOCH
from the filename? This makes system maintainance much harder than necessary.
Everyone who looks at the filename expects to see full versioning informations.
Comment 3 Bert de Bruijn 2002-12-04 08:56:07 EST
$ rpm -q --qf '%{epoch}\n'  xinetd

(rpm --querytags lists all keywords)

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