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`meteor update` doesn't change .meteor/versions #3582
I have two console tabs open: one with Meteor app running, another for managing stuff. In the second tab, I try to update the package:
Meteor says it upgraded Kadira from 2.17.1 to 2.17.3, but .meteor/versions still holds 2.17.1.
If I stop my Meteor app in the first tab and then update with the same command, .meteor/versions is changed successfully.
I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, Meteor 184.108.40.206.
I'm going to guess what happens here is that the file is being updated but then is being updated again by the other tab. (You can probably confirm this by looking at the file's modification times. A full reproduction would make it possible for us to confirm this.)
That said, this seems surprising that it would decide to downgrade. Maybe the runner tab isn't rereading the versions file even though it decided to re-run?
It would be great to have a full reproduction here, so this is easy to test, especially since @dgreensp is working on some changes to the version solver (which may or may not be at fault here).
As a workaround,
Confirming that this is occurring for me as well.
With meteor running:
Hope this helps.
I tried, but it seems rather sporadic. Once I thought I nailed the steps to
On Thu Feb 19 2015 at 1:15:07 AM David Greenspan firstname.lastname@example.org