Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 174214
Dist ISOs missing some RPMs
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:17 EST
The distributed ISOs are missing some RPMs. It looks like they are all kernel
related; here's the list I found (from i386 and x86_64):
I submitted this against anaconda becuase IIRC that's where the tools that build
the distribution ISOs come from. Or did these get left out maybe due to some
build system problem? They are on the FTP sites (that's how I found them).
Although there are some pieces of the puzzle in anaconda, it's overall
controlled by some other whole-distro scripts (... which we've also replaced for
this time around, just to keep things more exciting :-)
Created attachment 121508 [details]
Differences between CD's and FTP site
Here are the full differences between the CD's and the
download.fedora.redhat.com FTP site. I've excluded debug/ and things like
TRANS.TBL and .discinfo*.
Created attachment 121513 [details]
fix the logic for kernel packages
The packages listed with "kernel" in their name do appear to be the result of
some bad logic in anaconda's pkgorder script that was causing them to not get
Created attachment 121514 [details]
set arch to ppc64 for ppc
When the arch is set to "ppc", the ppc64 packages are not included in the
package sack. They're only included in the pkgorder output when a
correspoinding ppc is outputted. In general that works fine, but it breaks
down when there is no corresponding ppc package. This accounts for these
The patch solves this problem by changing the arch to ppc64. I've confirmed
that this results in including those four packages. However, it also changes
the overall order a decent amount. So, I would suggest testing before applying
I've checked in fixes for the rest of files. There were two issues.
First, ppc was overflowing on disc 5, causing a few packages to get dropped.
The fix is to make the overflow much more noticeable so that we do something
Second, the etc/ and ppc/ subdirs in the ppc tree just weren't getting linked.
I'm going to reassign this bug to Chris for the anaconda parts.