Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 157583
Extra-long package name makes progress bar jump up
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:05 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #154459 +++
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Description of problem:
During the progress-bar stage of installing, if a package being installed has an
especially long name, it wraps onto two lines. This causes the progress bar to
blip upwards briefly, and then back down as the next package has a shorter
This happened too fast for me to see which package it was, but it looked like
many of the Java development packages
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
What language is this with?
English -- possibly British English, I can't remember if that choice gets made
before that point in the install or not.
I can't remember what packages it was that made it jump, but I'm convinced I saw
it; I suspect things like
and others in the jakarta-commons-* family.
I'm not seeing here although I can believe that it could happen. Put in the
change to ensure that the string stays short enough such that the change
shouldn't occur, although that's a workaround at best.