Bug 58566

Summary: rpm error message uses "Mb" for megabytes
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Need Real Name <rocombs>
Component: rpmAssignee: Jeff Johnson <jbj>
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Description Need Real Name 2002-01-19 23:48:40 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.10 i686)

Description of problem:
Mb is the abbreviation for megabits.  While it is unlikely that people would be
confused it is non-standard.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Try to install or upgrade an rpm on a full disk
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Actual Results:  % rpm -Fvh kernel-* ../i686/kernel-2.4.9-12.i686.rpm 
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
installing package kernel-2.4.9-12 needs 8Mb on the / filesystem


Expected Results:  % rpm -Fvh kernel-* ../i686/kernel-2.4.9-12.i686.rpm 
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
installing package kernel-2.4.9-12 needs 8MB on the / filesystem


Additional info:

It is standard practice for B==byte and b==bit, but there is also a standard:
 http://www.romulus2.com/articles/guides/misc/bitsbytes.shtml

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2002-06-05 18:54:52 UTC
Fixed in my next checkin, should be in rpm-4.1-0.23.