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Bug 1402631 - dnf-automatic ignores versionlock
Summary: dnf-automatic ignores versionlock
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1372307
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf
Version: 24
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: rpm-software-management
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-12-08 01:55 UTC by Edgar Hoch
Modified: 2017-02-12 11:49 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-08 09:49:24 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Edgar Hoch 2016-12-08 01:55:17 UTC
Description of problem:

dnf upgrade run by dnf-automatic timer behaves different as on command line:

Packages locked by "dnf versionlock add packagename" are upgraded by dnf automatic but should not!

I blocked rpcbind by versionlock (reason: see bug 1401561).

# dnf versionlock list

# dnf list --showduplicates rpcbind
Available Packages
rpcbind.x86_64                                        0.2.3-10.rc1.fc24                                         fedora

I have checked "dnf upgrade", it doesn't list rpcbind as package for upgrade.

But at the next day, after dnf-automatic was run, rpcbind was upgraded, and I have to downgrade it again manually. Next day the same behaviour again:

# grep rpcbind /var/log/dnf.rpm.log
Dec 06 02:16:33 INFO Downgraded: rpcbind-0.2.3-10.rc1.fc24.x86_64
Dec 06 02:16:33 INFO Erased: rpcbind-0.2.3-12.rc2.fc24.x86_64
Dec 06 05:12:28 INFO Upgraded: rpcbind-0.2.3-12.rc2.fc24.x86_64
Dec 06 05:12:29 INFO Cleanup: rpcbind-0.2.3-10.rc1.fc24.x86_64
Dec 07 09:57:11 INFO Downgraded: rpcbind-0.2.3-10.rc1.fc24.x86_64
Dec 07 09:57:11 INFO Erased: rpcbind-0.2.3-12.rc2.fc24.x86_64
Dec 08 01:52:52 INFO Upgraded: rpcbind-0.2.3-12.rc2.fc24.x86_64
Dec 08 01:53:57 INFO Cleanup: rpcbind-0.2.3-10.rc1.fc24.x86_64

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Downgrade a package
2. dnf versionlock a package
3. Check that dnf upgrade doesn't list the versionlocked package
4. Configure dnf-automatic to run
5. Wait until dnf-automatic was run
6. Check if the versionlocked package remains downgraded or was upgraded

Actual results:
dnf versionlocked package is upgraded by dnf-automatic

Expected results:
dnf versionlocked package is not upgraded by dnf-automatic

Comment 1 Igor Gnatenko 2016-12-08 09:49:24 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1372307 ***

Comment 2 Edgar Hoch 2016-12-08 11:08:53 UTC
Sorry, I saw bug 1372307 but didn't identify it as duplicates previously.

Will the patch backported to Fedora 24 and 25?

Comment 3 Alexander Groß 2017-02-12 11:49:21 UTC
@Edgar Hoch, it seems Fedora 26 will be the first release that will receive the patch for the plugins. In the meantime, you can test dnf 2 using the Copr repository. Here is more information: (where is also stated that dnf 1 will only receive security updates)

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