Third party packages removed during online/offline upgrade
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS
After the server has been upgraded, these packages can be re-installed without conflicts.
The SLES15 SP2 and SP3 libsolv update released October/2021 (libsolv-0.7.20) and
SLES15 SP1 LTSS update libsolv update (libsolv-0.7.20-4.3.1) released November/2021
include the patch to resolve the problem.
The update needs to be installed before the migration and before calling dist-upgrade (zypper dup/zypper migration).
Before calling "zypper dup"/"zypper migration", set a lock on the packages you wish to keep:
# zypper addlock <package>
Then the packages are not seen as orphaned/dropped and won't be cleaned.
If there's no remote repository available, a local plaindir repository is easily created:
# mkdir /Local_Repo
# zypper ar -f /Local_Repo Local_Repo
Copy the 3rd party rpms into the directory.
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- Document ID:000020400
- Creation Date: 24-Nov-2021
- Modified Date:24-Nov-2021
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