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Bug 319331

Summary: yum list truncates channel names making them mostly useless
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: John T. Rose <inode0>
Component: yumAssignee: James Antill <james.antill>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: 5.0CC: borgan, ddumas, jhutar, syeghiay
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Description John T. Rose 2007-10-04 17:31:22 EDT
Description of problem:

yum list returns output similar to the following:

zsh-html.i386                            4.2.6-1                rhel-i386-server

The channel this and most packages comes from is truncated in the output. It
could be from rhel-i386-server-5, rhel-i386-server-fastrack-5,
rhel-i386-server-supplementary-5, rhel-i386-server-vt-5, or perhaps any number
of other channels that share the common truncated prefix rhel-i386-server.

This is not useful and worse is very confusing to users.

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

yum-3.0.1-5.el5

How reproducible:

always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open a terminal (doesn't matter if 80 columns wide or more)
2. subscribe to multiple channels sharing a common rhel5 channel prefix
3. yum list
  
Actual results:

as above

Expected results:

something that actually indicates which channel a package is from

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jan Hutaƙ 2008-01-14 04:28:45 EST
Bug 228423 is almost duplicate of this.
Comment 2 James Antill 2008-09-26 17:09:39 EDT
Add a BZ that's already fixed, just an accounting thing.
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 16:44:35 EST
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.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2009-0176.html