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Does it support spaces in the paths now ?
Posted Jul 9, 2008 18:02 UTC (Wed) by tarvin (subscriber, #4412)
The current Red Hat/Fedora RPM wreaks havoc on your x86_64 system if you clean out the
Let package X be a package which exists in both an x86_64 and i386 version, and both are
installed during system installation. Let X contain both arch-dependent and arch-independent
files. An arch independent file could be /usr/share/locale/xx/LC_MESSAGES/foo.mo. If you
remove X.i386, X.x86_64 will suddenly be broken, because RPM removed
I hope the new RPM handles this in the obvious way: When removing a package, don't remove a
file if it's also part of another, not-removed package.
Posted Jul 9, 2008 19:57 UTC (Wed) by spot (subscriber, #15640)
Is this filed as a bug anywhere?
Posted Jul 10, 2008 10:22 UTC (Thu) by james (subscriber, #1325)
Which versions are you seeing this with?
This bug certainly *used* to exist, but it got fixed a couple of Fedora releases ago.
Posted Jul 10, 2008 17:10 UTC (Thu) by tarvin (subscriber, #4412)
Sorry - it seems you are right: recent Fedoras aren't affected. But RHEL 5.2 was last time I
checked (a week ago).
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