Bug 1126118 - yum install @development not working
Summary: yum install @development not working
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: yum
Version: 7.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Valentina Mukhamedzhanova
QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team
Depends On:
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Reported: 2014-08-02 01:11 UTC by notklaatu
Modified: 2016-05-01 07:35 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-02-10 16:14:02 UTC

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Description notklaatu 2014-08-02 01:11:51 UTC
Description of problem:
I try 
yum install @development

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL 7.2

How reproducible:
100% on my system.
Seems to have occured to a few other people 
but not finding all that much online

Other groups, ie, yum install @xfce-desktop
works as expected

Steps to Reproduce:
1. su
[root@localhost]# yum install @development
Loaded plugins: langpacks, product-id, subscription-manager
Nothing to do

3. rpm -q git 
package git is not installed

Actual results:
group is not installed.

Expected results:
group should be installed

Additional info:
other groups work. 
I have tried variations, ie, 
yum install "Development tools"
yum groupinstall "Development tools"
and so on, nothing installs this group.

yum groupinfo @development DOES show all the packages in the group but rpm -q $PACKAGE shows that they are not installed.

Comment 1 Valentina Mukhamedzhanova 2014-08-04 09:56:03 UTC
Hello, please provide the output of the following commands:

# yum group list -v
# yum group info "Development Tools" -v

Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2015-01-09 21:28:26 UTC
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Comment 3 notklaatu 2015-01-29 10:48:42 UTC
Tried this again on RHEL7, still fails.

For instance:
# yum group list -v
Development and Creative Workstation (developer-workstation-environment)

# yum install @developer-workstation-environment
Warning: Package group developer-workstation-environment does not exist.
Nothing to do.

# yum groupinstall "KDE Desktop"
Install 106 Packages (+270 Dependency packages)

# yum groupinstall kde-desktop
Install 106 Packages (+270 Dependency packages)

It's not just that group, either. For example:
# yum install @console-internet
Warning: Package group console-internet does not exist.
Nothing to do.

If this feature has been removed, then the docs here:

should reflect the change.

Comment 7 Karel Srot 2015-12-15 14:52:33 UTC
I think there was a problem with an obsoleted package that was part of the group but it should be working now. Could you please confirm?

Comment 8 Valentina Mukhamedzhanova 2016-02-10 16:14:02 UTC
Seems to work for me, let's consider this resolved.

Comment 9 notklaatu 2016-05-01 07:35:40 UTC
I've switched to Fedora, which has switched to dnf, and that also appears to work. I think this one's done.

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