Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 132734
the component fails to remove installed packages with a "packages not found" error
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:04 EST
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Description of problem:
I did a everything-install of the RHEL3 system.
Now I want to remove some packages.
When I use the redhat-config-packages to do this, for all the
packages I tried for, the installer gives the same error and aborts !
The error is "Packages not found" and a list of packages appears.
This list is different for different package uninstall.
In addition, the terminal from where this program was started also
spits out error messages...
How can this happen ?
I installed the system using everything-install method, so the
packages have to be there.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start with a RHEL3 installation done with everything-install.
2. Start redhat-config-packages
3. uncheck a package-group, like postgresql and click update.
4. An error message throws up...
Actual Results: fails to remove packages with error messages
"Packages not found"
Expected Results: remove the packages
ERRORS PUMPED INTO THE TERMINAL FROM WHERE redhat-config-packages was
I was trying to uninstall postgresql
* dialup references package statserial which doesn't exist
* dialup references package lrzsz which doesn't exist
* setting KDE to not installed
* base references package openCryptoki which doesn't exist
* base references package acpid which doesn't exist
* authd-0:1.4.1-1.rhel3.i386 not installed in group Base
* diskdumputils-0:0.4.0-1.i386 not installed in group Base
* base references package prctl which doesn't exist
* base references package iscsi which doesn't exist
* base references package reiserfs-utils which doesn't exist
* base references package sendmail-docs which doesn't exist
* kernel-source-0:2.4.21-20.EL.i386 not installed in group Kernel
* setting GNOME to not installed
* system-tools references package rhnmd which doesn't exist
* finger-server-0:0.17-18.i386 not installed in group Network Servers
* legacy-software-development references package compat-gcc-legacy
which doesn't exist
* development-libs references package gnu-efi which doesn't exist
* graphical-internet references package mozilla-psm which doesn't
* legacy-software-support references package nss_db_compat which
* compat-arch-development references package strace64 which doesn't
* core references package yaboot which doesn't exist
* core references package iprutils which doesn't exist
* core references package efibootmgr which doesn't exist
* core references package elilo which doesn't exist
* core references package s390utils which doesn't exist
* core references package ppc64-utils which doesn't exist
* setting Workstation Common to not installed
* setting Server to not installed
* development-tools references package gcc-ppc32 which doesn't exist
* development-tools references package libunwind which doesn't exist
* development-tools references package gcc-c++-ppc32 which doesn't
* compat-arch-support references package openCryptoki which doesn't
Unselecting already uninstalled package qt-ODBC
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