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Re: --test and --repackage...



On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 10:11:05AM -0500, James Olin Oden wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> I am using rpm 4.0.4, and when I run:
> 
> 	rpm -Uvh --test --repackage somepackage
> 
> It does not upgrade the existing package (expected), but
> it does actually repackage the thing (not expected).  Should --test 
> cause the repackage not really repackage?  I have no problem with 
> this (I think).  One could actually use it to generate repackaged
> packages without an upgrade (probably a real bad idea...).  Just curious
> if this was intended.

Yup, --test doesn't factor correctly with --repackage.

Any fix will be to remove --test, which is pretty useless for
anthing but checking for rpm segfaults.

Seriously, there's *lots* of things to check, and rpm has insufficient
context to attempt.

73 de Jeff

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





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