Dnf dsync occasionally reinstalls same version of packages

On occasion, when I run dnf clean all ; dnf dsync (as sudo), it wants to reinstall the same versions of packages already installed.

Mostly, it has been various library packages, but this morning, it is reinstalling Claws Mail and the three CM plugins I have also installed (version 4.1.0-2).

Just curious as to why it would reinstall the same version. Is it because a different package changed elsewhere?


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It is because sometimes packages are rebuilt for new versions of dependent packages and the person rebuilding does not change the version number of package being rebuilt. This is not unusual in Cooker. Would happen less often in Rolling or Rock.

I submitted a Pull Request for enchant to be a dependency for claws-mail, which has been completed. That was likely it.

Thank you.