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Re: [zypp-devel] Improving zypper dup
  • From: Bart Whiteley <bwhiteley@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:55:09 -0600
  • Message-id: <4AD753ED.6030202@xxxxxxxxxx>
On 10/14/2009 02:25 AM, Martin Vidner wrote:
On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 11:26:09AM -0600, Bart Whiteley wrote:

On 10/12/2009 04:01 AM, Stephan Kulow wrote:

Am Freitag 09 Oktober 2009 schrieb Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett:

On Wednesday 07 October 2009 23:14:19 Bart Whiteley wrote:

Why the need to reinstall 169 packages?

Because the packages got rebuilt and they are not "the same" [1]

But if they are rebuilt, they get new release and are "updated" and not

Exactly. So the question remains, why are they being "reinstalled"?

I don't know why, but I know how:
If you answer "d"etails to the Continue prompt of zypper, it will
show that the version+release does not change (-> reinstall, not
update) but the vendor does.

I'm not seeing that. The vendor is "openSUSE" for the packages already
installed, as well as the packages in the repo that zypper wants to

On a fresh 11.2 rc1 system, 'zypper dup' wants to reinstall 172
packages. I did notice that they are all noarch packages.
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