Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 111257
Another scenario for Package Management Tool Functional Spec
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:34 EST
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Description of problem:
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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Brent -- I thought we had this in there, did we lose it?
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.
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.