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Bug #3834

APT package provider doesn't allow package downgrades

Added by Brane Gračnar almost 6 years ago. Updated almost 6 years ago.

Status:DuplicateStart date:05/21/2010
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Target version:-
Affected Puppet version:0.25.4 Branch:
Keywords:0.25.4, 0.25.5

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It seems that apt package provider doesn’t provide functionality of package version downgrades.

apt-get —force-yes is marked as dangerous in apt-get(8) man pages, but it seems that is the only way to downgrade package.

Patch is included

puppet-provider-package-apt.patch Magnifier - this patch enables apt provider system package downgrades. (393 Bytes) Brane Gračnar, 05/21/2010 11:29 am

Related issues

Duplicates Puppet - Feature #1999: Provider "apt" for the package resource can't downgrade Closed 02/20/2009


#1 Updated by Paul Lathrop almost 6 years ago

  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Duplicate

Dupe of #1999, which has already been fixed.

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