Bug 853696 - "yum downgrade firefox" doesn't install previous version but an obsolete one
"yum downgrade firefox" doesn't install previous version but an obsolete one
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Fedora Packaging Toolset Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-09-02 03:55 EDT by choufleur
Modified: 2014-01-21 18:23 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-05-28 16:41:17 EDT
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Description choufleur 2012-09-02 03:55:18 EDT
Description of problem:

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.yum downgrade firefox
Actual results:
erase firefox.x86_64 0:15.0-1.fc17
install firefox.x86_64 0:12.0-1.fc17 

Expected results:
install firefox.x86_64 0:14.0.1-1.fc17

Additional info:
firefox.x86_64 0:12.0-1.fc17 won't launch (but it doesn't really matter).
Comment 1 James Antill 2013-05-28 16:41:17 EDT
Fedora don't keep multiple updates in their repos. so the only version available to downgrade to tends to be the GA version. There are some workarounds, like the "local" plugin.

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