Bug 1553368 - pk-command-not-found fails after timeout when repository is behind a proxy
Summary: pk-command-not-found fails after timeout when repository is behind a proxy
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: PackageKit
Version: 27
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Richard Hughes
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-03-08 18:20 UTC by Jacob Keller
Modified: 2018-11-30 20:18 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-11-30 20:18:33 UTC
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Description Jacob Keller 2018-03-08 18:20:06 UTC
Description of problem:
/usr/libexec/pk-command-not-found fails to load repositories to lookup commands, due to the fact that the system is behind a proxy.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
PackageKit 1.1.8-1.fc27
dnf 2.7.5-2.fc27

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup a system behind a network proxy
2. Configure dnf to connect to the repositories through proxy, or export proxy environment variables
3. attempt to lookup a command using the pk-command-not-found and notice that it stalls with a timeout when unable to access the repository.

Actual results:
typing unknown commands and expecting hints about the command fails, leaving the bash stalled for a few seconds while pk-command-not-found attempts to access the repository.

Expected results:
command not failed lookup and hints behave as expected even though the services are behind a proxy

Additional info:

/usr/libexec/pk-command-not-found even fails when the environment variables are configured, so even setting proxy in the environment still fails.

Comment 1 Ben Cotton 2018-11-27 16:42:23 UTC
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Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2018-11-30 20:18:33 UTC
Fedora 27 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2018-11-30. Fedora 27 is
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