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Re: [opensuse-packaging] RPM version ordering
  • From: jan matějek <jmatejek@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 12:44:32 +0200
  • Message-id: <48F47810.1000704@xxxxxxx>
Michael Schroeder napsal(a):
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
well, i didn't try it myself, but this bugreport claims otherwise:

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