Bug 102293 - off-by-one error in package calculation during install
Summary: off-by-one error in package calculation during install
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-08-13 15:47 UTC by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-13 23:24:47 UTC
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Description Chris Ricker 2003-08-13 15:47:23 UTC
Sorry if this is a duplicate -- I vaguely recall there being a bug along these
lines, but I can't find it amongst all the other anaconda bugzilla reports ;-)

There appears to be an off-by-one problem with the package calculation in anaconda

When I do an everything install of RHL 9 in graphical mode, the progress meters
say 1394 packages will be installed (and the number installed + number left to
install always adds up to 1394).

If I look at /root/install.log after install, it says

Installing 1395 packages

(and then actually lists 1395 packages which were installed)

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-08-13 23:24:47 UTC
This is actually right as a side effect of how the comps package is handled
(it's kind of crappy and non-obvious, but with the way the comps package
currently has to be handled, there's not a lot that can be done about it)

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