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Re: [opensuse-packaging] RPM version ordering
  • From: Michael Schroeder <mls@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 19:37:54 +0200
  • Message-id: <20081013173754.GC5972@xxxxxxx>
Jan Matejek wrote:
i have a problem with one of my packages, python-openssl: the previous
version was called 0.7a and the current one is 0.7.

However, in rpm's (and zypp's) view 0.7a > 0.7 and the package will
break distribution upgrade because it won't let itself be "downgraded".

Why do you think so? The dist upgrade algorithm happily downgrades
packages.

Cheers,
Michael.

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