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Bug 452905 - Add support for server.applet.poll_packages to return arch data.
Summary: Add support for server.applet.poll_packages to return arch data.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 452902
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Server
Version: 511
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: John Matthews
QA Contact: Brandon Perkins
Depends On: 452902
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-25 18:55 UTC by John Matthews
Modified: 2008-10-08 16:17 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-10-08 16:17:40 UTC
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Description John Matthews 2008-06-25 18:55:20 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #452902 +++

Description of problem:
rhn-applet is unable to distinguish between updates for packages of different archs.
Example:  on a 64bit OS, install 32bit firefox.i386 (1 rev older than latest).
Look at updated packages rhn-applet sees, it will mistakenly display an update
is available for firefox.x86_64, even when that package isn't installed.

Desire is to add "arch" data to each package returned from poll_packages.

Related to bug#232654

Comment 1 Clifford Perry 2008-10-08 16:17:40 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 452902 ***

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