Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 118510
Installer should have a 'skip' option for non-essential packages
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:38 EST
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Description of problem:
While installing packages, if the target rpm isn't found, the install
just prompts you to retry.
A reboot/exit option should be available.
A skip option for non-essential packages should be available.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install using a cd with a corrupt or missing file.
This isn't the biggest deal, but it's extremely frustrating to fail at
the end of an install--especially for a package that could easily be
The missing RPM could be crucial and thus leave you with a non-working
system. Also, the installer depends on certain packages getting
installed so that things can be run in the post-install stage. If
these aren't installed, then it could cause later tracebacks.