Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1504
initscripts requires pump & console-tools
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:09:05 EDT
error: failed dependencies:
console-tools is needed by initscripts-3.92-2
pump is needed by initscripts-3.92-2
I use neither bootp nor dhcp, so I certainly do not need
I also hope that I do not have to install the 1MB
console-tools which I do not need.
That initscripts needs to require pump, so anyone that
*does* use bootp or dhcp has a working system. Ditto
for console-tools and alternate keyboard layouts/console fonts.
This is an obvious non-sequitur: why not require, say, X, Emacs,
TCP/IP, samba, ppp and ISDN so that those who need them will have a
Are you saying that RH6 will inflict pump &c on **everyone**?!
You cannot be serious!
pump & console-tools will be installed by default, just
as bootpc and kbd were in 5.2.
pump actually replaces two packages (bootp and dhcpc) and
console-tools replaces kbd. This is just the way things work. Not
everybody is using the default US keyboard and not everyone has the
luxury of a static IP.