Bug 1278891 - 'dnf install @xfce-desktop' installs kernel-debug* packages
'dnf install @xfce-desktop' installs kernel-debug* packages
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: rpm-software-management
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-11-06 11:41 EST by Jaroslav Škarvada
Modified: 2017-03-31 13:00 EDT (History)
6 users (show)

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2015-11-06 11:41 EST, Jaroslav Škarvada
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Description Jaroslav Škarvada 2015-11-06 11:41:55 EST
Created attachment 1090723 [details]

Description of problem:
I think it don't need kernel-debug and it works correctly if all debug packages are removed. It may be also wrong dep in some package and not dnf bug, but filling there for the start (because I am not aware of any method how to find out which package pulls it in as dependency).

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Provision clean f23 server system (x86_64)
2. dnf install @xfce-desktop

Actual results:
The following packages are installed and debug kernel entry is created in the grub menu:

Expected results:
No kernel-debug installed

Additional info:
Comment 1 Honza Silhan 2015-11-09 08:29:45 EST
Thanks for the report.
Comment 2 satellitgo 2015-11-09 19:19:00 EST
dnf update of installed f23 wks live x86_64 to HD (RC-10)

Fedora (4.2.5-300.fc23.x86_64 + debug) (Worktation Edition)
Fedora (4.2.5-300.fc23.x86_64 ) (Worktation Edition)
Comment 3 satellitgo 2015-11-09 19:22:48 EST
(In reply to satellitgo from comment #2)
> dnf update of installed f23 wks live x86_64 to HD (RC-10)
> Fedora (4.2.5-300.fc23.x86_64 + debug) (Worktation Edition)
> Fedora (4.2.5-300.fc23.x86_64 ) (Worktation Edition)

originally had after install:
Fedora (4.2.3-300.fc23.x86_64 + debug) (Worktation Edition)
Fedora (4.2.3-300.fc23.x86_64 ) (Worktation Edition)
Comment 4 satellitgo 2015-11-09 19:35:29 EST
(In reply to satellitgo from comment #3)
> (In reply to satellitgo from comment #2)
> > dnf update of installed f23 wks live x86_64 to HD (RC-10)
> > 
> > Fedora (4.2.5-300.fc23.x86_64 + debug) (Worktation Edition)
> > Fedora (4.2.5-300.fc23.x86_64 ) (Worktation Edition)
> originally had after install:
> Fedora (4.2.3-300.fc23.x86_64 + debug) (Worktation Edition)
> Fedora (4.2.3-300.fc23.x86_64 ) (Worktation Edition)
I did install dkms in original install
Comment 5 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2016-07-08 05:36:01 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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Comment 7 Igor Gnatenko 2016-11-30 04:22:57 EST
We should use SOLV_DISFAVOR for all *-debug* packages or at least kernel ones and it should fix the problem.
Comment 8 Fedora End Of Life 2017-02-28 04:50:19 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 26 development cycle.
Changing version to '26'.
Comment 9 Jaroslav Mracek 2017-03-31 13:00:43 EDT
I am not sure if SOLV_DISFAVOR can be applicable for dependency. Anyway I was unable to reproduce the problem with dnf-2.2.0_1-4g3813e71.fc25.noarch, libdnf-0.8.1-1.fc25.x86_64, libsolv-0.6.26-20g668e249.fc25.x86_64.

Please if anyone will find a reproducer with dnf-2.2 and libsolv-0.6.26 or later versions, please reopen the bug. Latest dnf versions were released into fc26 and rawhide, but we support testing repository for Fedora24 and later version ("dnf copr enable rpmsoftwaremanagement/dnf-nightly").

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