Bug 176552 - yum truncates and mangles package names
yum truncates and mangles package names
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2005-12-25 16:19 EST by David A. De Graaf
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:53 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-04-19 16:31:58 EDT
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2005-12-25 16:21 EST, David A. De Graaf
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Description David A. De Graaf 2005-12-25 16:19:34 EST
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Description of problem:
The naming conventions used by yum in various contexts are
inconsistent, leading to unnecesary difficulties.  Package names are
truncated, omitting vital information, and the full names are
sometimes written incorrectly.
    (See attached file for full description)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to install a package that comes in many varieties and versions.

Actual Results:  Failure is described in attached file

Additional info:
Comment 1 David A. De Graaf 2005-12-25 16:21:18 EST
Created attachment 122581 [details]
yum truncates and mangles package names
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2006-04-19 16:31:58 EDT
Not truncating makes the output impossible to actually read on a terminal.  You
can get non-truncated output by using non-terminal based frontends or the yum shell.

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