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Re: rollback hosed by install/upgrade without --repackage...

On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 11:33:09AM -0500, James Olin Oden wrote:
> If one installed a package or two without --repackage, I would assume
> that if one later used the --rollback option to go back to a time previous the 
> update/install of these packages, these packages that were not installed/upgraded
> with the --repackage option would not be part of the rollback.  And in this
> case my assumptions hold true.  What I find troubling is that any other rpm 
> transactions previous to the install of these rogue packages and post
> the rollback date, are not rolled back.  It is as if the first time someone
> installs or upgrades without --repackage, any knowledge of transactions 
> previous to this rogue transaction is forgotten.  This I find most disconcerting.

As warned, use of --repackage/--rollback on the CLI requires exactly perfect
system administration.

You can't rollback to missing packages anymore than you can repackage
erased files.

73 de Jeff

Jeff Johnson	ARS N3NPQ
jbj@redhat.com (jbj@jbj.org)
Chapel Hill, NC

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