Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 170721
RPMs installed in alphabetical order when pkgorder not set
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:08 EST
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Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. build an iso w/o defining package order w/ genhdlist
2. reboot and try installing
Actual Results: anaconda installs RPMs in alphabetical order instead of running ts.order() on the transaction set.
This diff fixes the problem:
--- hdrlist.py 2005-10-13 18:01:46.000000000 -0700
+++ anaconda-188.8.131.52/hdrlist.py 2004-07-27 16:51:37.000000000 -0700
@@ -345,7 +345,7 @@ class HeaderList:
preordered = 1
for h in self.pkgs.values():
- if h.isSelected() and not h:
+ if h.isSelected() and h == None:
preordered = 0
I just realized I ran the diff backward. You want the line to be "and not
h:" instead of "and h == None".
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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if the solution does not work for you.
This bugfix seems to have introduced a serious bug into CentOS 3.7 build - we
had cd swapping at least 10 times to install. I removed this bugfix and it is
And anyway - surely not defining the package order w/genhdlist is the bug - not
what anaconda then does with it !!