Bug 248831

Summary: Round brackets are stripped out of the kickstart profile packages text box
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5 Reporter: Trung Nguyen <trungy_n>
Component: InstallerAssignee: Justin Sherrill <jsherril>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Steve Salevan <ssalevan>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 500CC: bperkins, colin.coe, cperry, mmccune, pthomas
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: sat530 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-09-10 19:21:14 UTC Type: ---
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Description Flags
Kickstart file. none

Description Trung Nguyen 2007-07-19 01:12:52 UTC
Description of problem:
Round brackets are stripped out of the kickstart profile packages text box, 
eg "@KDE (K Desktop Environment)" be comes "@KDE K Desktop Environment" during 
the installion, as the result the package failed to install due to invalid 
package name.

Please note that this problem does not occur in Satellite 4.2.1

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Satellite 5.0.0

How reproducible:
List the package in the software section of the Kickstart "@KDE (K Desktop 

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Insert the line "@KDE (K Desktop Environment)" into the packages text box in 
the software tab in the Kickstart profile
2.click "update packages"

Actual results:
Round brackets are stripped off.

Expected results:
group name should not be modified.

Additional info:
Please note that this problem does not occur in Satellite 4.2.1

Specifing the short group name "@kde-desktop" does not help and produce the 
same error - there may be other related bugs in anaconda/kickstart

Comment 1 Trung Nguyen 2007-07-19 01:12:52 UTC
Created attachment 159572 [details]
Kickstart file.

Comment 2 Mike McCune 2009-03-31 16:51:24 UTC
Just need to make sure that page isn't using the:


Comment 3 Justin Sherrill 2009-04-03 20:52:51 UTC
seems to be working just fine now -> modified.

Comment 4 Steve Salevan 2009-04-17 17:06:57 UTC
This appears to be functioning on the 4/14 530 ISO.  Moving to VERIFIED.

Comment 5 Preethi Thomas 2009-07-29 17:41:22 UTC
release pending
stage 7/24 build. https://sun-x4200-01.rhts.bos.redhat.com

from the kickstart file


@ Base
@KDE (K Desktop Environment)


Comment 6 Brandon Perkins 2009-09-10 19:21:14 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.