Bug 163426 - Package manager does not resolve dependencies, requires constant disc switching
Package manager does not resolve dependencies, requires constant disc switching
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 160475
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-packages (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2005-07-16 01:38 EDT by Steve
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-28 10:08:29 EDT
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Description Steve 2005-07-16 01:38:47 EDT
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Description of problem:
I have FC4 on 4 cd's. If I add or remove applications with system-config-packages sometimes it will not all me to and provide an error that it cannot update becasue the packages required are not available. 
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add remove when it does allow 'update' the packager will not organize the packages I am trying to install. If it tells me 2 discs are needed, I will have to switch discs depending on whitch disc has the part of the package I am trying to install.
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It would also be nice to integrate yum with package manager.

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How reproducible:
Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
Add a package
1. Open package manager
2. Attempt to add Eclipse Development Environment
3. click update
4. see error message that states their are dependency issue- a list of programs will appear that also need to be installed, but package manager doesn't automatically install them
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Succesfully updating, but using 2 or more discs..
1. I will constantly have to switch dics depending on where packages are located
2. I may have to switch between dics 1 and 2 multiple times.
  

Actual Results:  As stated

Expected Results:  Package manager should automatically detect dependencies when adding or removing programs
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Package manager should organize the specific programs it needs acoring to what disc they are on. So once I've inserted a disc to add programs, I should not have to reinsert that disc later. Once disc 1 is used, it should not have to be used again.

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Everytime I have an added package that requires more than one disc, I constantly have to switch discs when I should only have to use them once.
Comment 1 Máirín Duffy 2005-07-28 10:08:29 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 160475 ***

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