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Re: yum wont upgrade noarch -> arch-specific



On Sun, Apr 08, 2007 at 03:08:17PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-04-08 at 13:24 -0500, Michael E Brown wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 08, 2007 at 07:50:53PM +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > > On Sun, 8 Apr 2007 12:15:14 -0500, Michael E Brown wrote:
> > > 
> > > >     Based upon the numerous comments about how firmware-addon-dell
> > > > should not be noarch, I converted it to arch-specific over the weekend
> > > > along with some other bugfixes I was making. In the previous thread,
> > > > somebody had stated that yum would handle this properly.
> > > 
> > > Yes, it does.
> > >  
> > > >     Well, it turns out that yum will not upgrade a noarch.rpm to
> > > > arch-specific in FC6, at least, so I am busted.
> > > > 
> > > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=235632
> > > 
> > > Cannot confirm. Works for me. FC6 and Rawhide.
> > > 
> > > $ rpm -q test
> > > test-1.0-0.fdr.3.fc7.7
> > > $ rpm -q test --qf %{arch}\\n
> > > noarch
> > > 
> > > $ sudo yum update
> > > [...]
> > > ---> Package test.i386 0:1.0-0.fdr.4.fc7.7 set to be updated
> > > Checking deps for test.i386 0-1.0-0.fdr.4.fc7.7 - u
> > > Checking deps for test.noarch 0-1.0-0.fdr.3.fc7.7 - None
> > > filelists.xml.gz          100% |=========================|  402 B    00:00     
> > > 
> > > Dependencies Resolved
> > > 
> > > =============================================================================
> > >  Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size 
> > > =============================================================================
> > > Updating:
> > >  test                    i386       1.0-0.fdr.4.fc7.7  misc               35 k
> > 
> > I am wondering if this is just an issue going from .noarch -> x86_64,
> > because I set up a similar test, and going from noarch->i386 worked
> > fine, but noarch->x86_64 did not.
> 
> it shouldn't matter but I'm curious of this:
> 
> yum list pkgname
> 
> 
> I'd like to see all the potential updates that are available, please.

Should have posted this, because I ran it several times while verifying things:

$ sudo yum list firmware-addon-dell

[...]

Setting up repositories
macromedia                100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00     
updates                   100% |=========================| 1.2 kB    00:00     
core                      100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00     
extras                    100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00     
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
Reading repository metadata in from local files
0 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
0 packages excluded due to repository protections
Installed Packages
firmware-addon-dell.noarch               1.2.6-1.fc6            installed       
Available Packages
firmware-addon-dell.x86_64               1.2.10-1.fc6           extras 




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