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Bug 115463 - no information when a RPM fails to install
no information when a RPM fails to install
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-packages (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-02-12 14:11 EST by PE Meunier
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:02 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-21 16:21:13 EDT
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Description PE Meunier 2004-02-12 14:11:40 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; fr-FR; rv:1.2.1)

Description of problem:
I find the idea of RPMs great but...

I usually work under the Gnome desktop.
When a package fails to install, it often does not show why, and
suddenly closes.
I know I can use the console command, but it is much less user-friendly.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open (in Gnome) some of the web-available RPMs (I tried with Mplayer


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Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2004-02-12 15:07:50 EST
This smells like redhat-config-package problem, not rpm.

Bounce back to rpm if I'm wrong, please. Reassigning ...
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2005-09-21 16:21:13 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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