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Re: Obsoletes: not working



On Wed, 23 May 2012 21:33:35 -0400
"Brian J. Murrell" <brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On an EL6 machine, I've built a package "foo-bar" and it's intended to
> replace any already installed "bar" package on any machines it's
> installed on so I put an:
> 
> Obsoletes: bar
> 
> in foo-bar.spec and it seems to have been added to the resulting
> package:
> 
> # rpm -q --obsoletes -p foo-bar-1.1-1.el6.noarch.rpm
> bar
> # rpm -ivh foo-bar-1.1-1.el6.noarch.rpm
> Preparing...          ###########################################
> [100%] 1:foo-bar          ###########################################
> [100%] # rpm -q bar
> bar-1.0-1.el6.noarch
> 
> So why didn't the "Obsoletes: bar" remove "bar"?
> 
> Cheers,
> b.
> 


b/c you did an rpm -ivh not -Uvh.

install doesn't process the obsoletes.


also this is the yum mailing list and this is a reason why yum was
written.

-sv

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