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Bug 1060838 - [RFE] Consider productid->repoid mapping when calculating active repos
Summary: [RFE] Consider productid->repoid mapping when calculating active repos
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: subscription-manager
Version: 7.0
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
: 7.1
Assignee: candlepin-bugs
QA Contact: John Sefler
Depends On:
Blocks: rhsm-rhel72
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-02-03 17:50 UTC by Adrian Likins
Modified: 2015-05-06 18:20 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2015-05-06 18:20:55 UTC
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Description Adrian Likins 2014-02-03 17:50:35 UTC
Description of problem:
(in particular, the [2] footnote, copied here)

[2] A potential improvement for this case would to be consider the product ids associated with repos in the comparison. Instead of just checking if an installed package from repo FOO is also available in some enabled repo (BAR), 
we would follow the productid->repo map, and require the productid is the same.

ie, a package installed from base rhel should have a repoid associated with it of some-base-rhel-server-repo which productid.js would map to product id 69. If the enabled repo that also provides that package also maps to productid 69, we would count that as 'active'. If the available enabled repo maps to a different product id (ie, "167"->"rhel-6-server-cf-ce-1-rpms"), we wouldn't consider that repo as 'active.

Note however, for the case in comment 1, this wouldn't help, since the repoid the 'rubygems' packages has, is not in productid.js, so we couldn't compare product ids.

This would let us detect cases where an installed package is known to have been installed from productid '70', but another product (3000.pem) provides a repo (some-other-repo) also provides that pkg. Currently, this results in both repo's being counted as active (ala, Since the repos associated with both product ids are 'active', neither product id will be deleted. For 3000, that may mean the product id is not deleted even when all the packages installed from that repo are removed (since there are packages installed from other repos that are _also_ in 3000/some-other-repo).

Comment 2 Bryan Kearney 2014-07-30 19:22:22 UTC
Acking 7.1

Comment 3 John Sefler 2014-10-28 17:52:44 UTC
This feature request was not implemented and delivered to QE by the rhel-7.1.0 Dev Freeze date of 10/27/2014.  Deferring for consideration in next release.

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