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Re: [opensuse-factory] Re: Re: Re: Has kernel-desktop been replaced by kernel-base?

On Tuesday 2015-10-13 13:04, Yamaban wrote:

For "zypper up" you NEED a package with the same 'name' as the one
you want to replace, even if it ist just a dummy package, as
proposed above.
For the "update" code path only packages with the same
name are considered at all for a update. This is BY DESIGN.

You are talking utter nonsense again. zypper up totally respects
Obsoletes/Provides, if only you had bothered to check. But nooo, you
just had to fantasize again.
Seriously, just stop it.

# zypper up
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...

The following NEW package is going to be installed:

The following package is going to be REMOVED:

1 new package to install, 1 to remove.
Overall download size: 2.2 KiB. Already cached: 0 B No additional space will
be used or freed after the operation.
Continue? [y/n/? shows all options] (y):

And, really, just WHERE from should libsatsolv get the
information that the package kernel-desktop is superseeded
by package kernel-default?

From the Obsoletes/Provides tag carrier obviously, in this case
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