status of packages is shown as "v", even though the same package version is already installed

  • 7001045
  • 28-Jul-2008
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management - ZLM7.2

Situation

Server previously upgraded from ZLM7 to ZLM7.2

The status of packages is shown as "v", even though the same package version is installed on the device.

Resolution

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=374538To obtain access to a hot patch with the fix for this problem, follow the instructions in KB 3469853 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support

Additional Information

It was found that the epoch value for some packages was "-1" for mandatory bundle catalog entries and "0" for system catalog entries.

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