Bug 111257 - Another scenario for Package Management Tool Functional Spec
Another scenario for Package Management Tool Functional Spec
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: redhat-config-packages (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2003-12-01 09:57 EST by Nils O. Selåsdal
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-21 16:17:18 EDT
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Description Nils O. Selåsdal 2003-12-01 09:57:51 EST
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Description of problem:
I'm reading
It lacks an important(imho) Scenario.

"User downloads the newest version of Acme from Acme corp. , right
clicks the dowloaded rpm in the file manager. Additional dependencies
gets resolved and installed."

ok. Maybe not so good wording, basic thing is that a user could
download rpms from <somewhere> to the local disk, it should be easy to
install it. It should resolve and install dependencies for that rpm.

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-12-01 15:56:23 EST
Brent -- I thought we had this in there, did we lose it?
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2003-12-02 10:34:10 EST
Scenario 2 says:

Caroline is a college student who uses Fedora Core on her computer.
She reads about a cool new Linux program that can calculate
differential equations. She wants to try out this new program for

It doesn't specify how she wants to install the package since that's
an implementation detail.  What's important is the task she wants to
perform, not the method by which it is performed.

Later, in the list of Frequent By Many tasks, we have:
Install RPM file - filemanager, etc.

So I think that this scenario is already part of the spec.  
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2005-09-21 16:17:18 EDT
This report is filed against a product which is no longer supported.  It is very
likely that the problem is resolved in the current version of Fedora Core or
scheduled to be resolved with the new system-config-packages scheduled to land
in Fedora Core 5.

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