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Re: FC11 packages 'newer' than FC12



On Thu, 2009-11-19 at 13:19 -0500, James Antill wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-11-19 at 13:03 -0500, Przemek Klosowski wrote:
> > I originally reported this through bugzilla, but at Rahul's suggestion,
> > I am posting this to the fedora-devel.
> > 
> > Some Fedora 12 packages have versions that do not supersede the versions 
> > of Fedora 11 packages, preventing a complete upgrade to FC12. A partial 
> > list is:
> [...]
> > For example, 'yum update iw' does nothing; 'yum install iw' results in
> > an error message
> >
> > Transaction Check Error:
> >     package iw-0.9.17-3.fc11.i586 (which is newer than
> > iw-0.9.17-2.fc12.i686) is
> > already installed
> 
>  This is due to the .i586 => .i686 change, probably worth a BZ against
> yum. downgrade also has problems ... of course this should really be the
> last time now, so adding any more hacks is going to be a low priority.

Er? No, it isn't, it's because -3.fc11 is bigger than -2.fc12. the arch
is irrelevant.

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