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[Bug 249282] New: zypper has no 'reinstall' option
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  • Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 03:20:40 -0700 (MST)
  • Message-id: <bug-249282-21960@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/>

Summary: zypper has no 'reinstall' option
Product: openSUSE 10.2
Version: Final
Platform: Other
OS/Version: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: libzypp
AssignedTo: mvidner@xxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: francisg@xxxxxxxxx
QAContact: kkaempf@xxxxxxxxxx

A 'reinstall' option should be standard for any package manager; since
removing, then installing, isn't ideal a lot of the time (i.e. when it removes
a zillion depends). I know you can use zypper sh in this scenario, but the
basic CLI options should have it too, I think.

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