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Re: yum updates kudzu but not its relative devel and debuginfo packages



Hi


[root fedora ~]# rpm -qa|grep kudz
kudzu-debuginfo-1.2.16-1
kudzu-devel-1.2.16-1
kudzu-1.2.17-1
[root fedora ~]# yum update kudzu-devel kudzu-debuginfo
[snip]

Dependencies Resolved

=============================================================================
Package Arch Version Repository Size =============================================================================
Updating:
kudzu-debuginfo i386 1.2.17-1 development 384 k kudzu-devel i386 1.2.17-1 development 134 k

Transaction Summary
=============================================================================
Install      0 Package(s)
Update       2 Package(s)
Remove       0 Package(s)
Total download size: 518 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
(1/2): kudzu-debuginfo-1. 100% |=========================| 384 kB 00:01
(2/2): kudzu-devel-1.2.17 100% |=========================| 134 kB    00:00
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
Updating : kudzu-devel ######################### [1/4]
  Updating  : kudzu-debuginfo              ######################### [2/4]
  Cleanup   : kudzu-debuginfo              ######################### [3/4]
Cleanup : kudzu-devel ######################### [4/4]

Updated: kudzu-debuginfo.i386 0:1.2.17-1 kudzu-devel.i386 0:1.2.17-1
Complete!

Quite normal for many *-devel packages. This is useful on many occasions. You can install kernel-devel and build a module for a older version of the kernel for example. I think DKMS does this.

regards
Rahul


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