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Bug 78900 - New errata package version is smaller than old one?
Summary: New errata package version is smaller than old one?
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xinetd
Version: 7.3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-03 08:53 UTC by Bernd Bartmann
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-03 08:53:12 UTC

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Description Bernd Bartmann 2002-12-03 08:53:06 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)

Description of problem:
The new errate xinetd-2.3.7-4.7x.i386.rpm has a smaller package version than 
the errata which was released at 2002-10-14 xinetd-2.3.9-0.73.i386.rpm. This 
also applied to all other redhat versions.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have a look at the package version of the xinetd errata from 2002-11-02 and 

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-12-03 16:58:15 UTC
Yes. It has a higher epoch, though.

Comment 2 Bernd Bartmann 2002-12-04 12:56:03 UTC
Ok, I didn't even know that an EPOCH existed at all. But how can I get the EPOCH
from the filename? This makes system maintainance much harder than necessary.
Everyone who looks at the filename expects to see full versioning informations.

Comment 3 Bert de Bruijn 2002-12-04 13:56:07 UTC
$ rpm -q --qf '%{epoch}\n'  xinetd

(rpm --querytags lists all keywords)

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