[Yum-devel] [PATCH] Update from noarch pkg to arch pkg and vice versa. BZ 709225

Nils Philippsen nils at redhat.com
Fri Sep 23 15:02:41 UTC 2011


On Thu, 2011-09-22 at 10:00 -0400, Zdenek Pavlas wrote:
> > I meant that traditionally to have packages "move arch" we had 
> > them obsolete older versions of themselves in their specfiles.
> 
> Oh, now I see.  That shouldn't hurt, but is it necessary?
> 
> I feel this somewhat makes 'arch' part of the package name,
> so it's no longer an update, but install + uninstall of obsoleted.
> One shouldn't expect such things from 'yum update', IMO..

I guess it's rather a "make this special case explicit" and not the
default.

Nils
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