Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 138264
installing packages required in new default/base installation
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:50:46 EST
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Description of problem:
I would like to see an option of installing packages required in new
Example: When you upgrade to the recent yum, a new package
fedora-rawhide-something.rpm has to be installed in order to get the
From Core X to Core Y release, some packages are being added to the
package sets as required, because they introduce vital new functionality.
I would like to have these packages when upgrading. Either via an
extra option or via normal depencencies, e.g.
fedora-rawhide-something.rpm should be required by newer yums.
This makes updating much easier.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
why not use groupupdate "Base" "Core"
that should give you new packages in either.
Hm, do these groups exist?
[root@floeff2 ~]# yum grouplist
Setting up Group Process
Setting up Repo: base
repomd.xml 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
Setting up Repo: updates-released
repomd.xml 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
comps.xml 100% |=========================| 591 kB 00:00
Compatibility Arch Support
Server Configuration Tools
Authoring and Publishing
Compatibility Arch Development Support
DNS Name Server
Engineering and Scientific
GNOME Desktop Environment
GNOME Software Development
Games and Entertainment
KDE (K Desktop Environment)
KDE Software Development
Legacy Network Server
Legacy Software Development
Sound and Video
Windows File Server
X Software Development
X Window System
XFCE Software Development
x86 Compatibility Arch Development Support
yum grouplist hidden
they're hidden groups
Thanks, that sounds good, although it isn't documented. :)
You're right, it's not. If you have the time and would like to write
up a patch to the manpages I'd appreciate it.
I'm going to close this as notabug b/c it technically isn't. Just