Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 14485
Gnome RPM install window explodes
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:56 EDT
Put any RPM-filled CD from Red Hat into my CDROM drive.
Allow autorun to start Gnome RPM.
Click Install on Gnome RPM window.
The list of available RPMs seems to be creating duplicate rows in the
tree-view at an uncontrollably explosive speed. This makes it nearly
impossible to pick the RPMs I want to query/install.
(I can't believe no one else has seen this yet, but I couldn't find any
I've not been able to duplicate this. Are you sure its not simply the fact it
60-90 seconds to scan a CD and read the headers of each of 500 or so rpm
I am sure that it is not simply the delay to read the CD contents. However, I
may have set the view filter to show only un-installed packages. Also, every
CD I try this with causes the problem, so it's not due to a corrupted or
unusual CD. The tree of installable packages is definitely filling up with
what looks like a recursive never-ending list of the same packages, over and
Will follow up with more details when I can further analyze it.
Closed for lack of ionput. Meanwhile, several bugs have been fixed in rpm-0.96,
Please reopen if the problem persists in gnorpm-0.96, as I'm not sure how to
reproduce the problem.