Bug 20052 - default vendor field is weird in preferences
Summary: default vendor field is weird in preferences
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnorpm   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Alexander Larsson
QA Contact: Dale Lovelace
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-10-30 19:28 UTC by Jeff Johnson
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-05 18:59:41 UTC
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Description Jeff Johnson 2000-10-30 19:28:17 UTC
Start gnorpm, select preferences -> rpmfind.

Vendor is displayed as "Olivier Fourdan <fourdan@csi.com>" rather than
something sensible.

FWIW, same screen, has the following nit-nots:

1) Download dir should probably be per-system, not per-user. Rationale is
only root can install rpm's anyways, so there's little reason to download 
to per-user
directory for future root-only install.

2) no upgrade list should include (at least) kernel, dunno what shlibs is

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2000-12-12 20:43:57 UTC
I am unable to duplicate this problem with any official gnorpm release, or
gnorpm cvs. It sounds like a double memory free however so could be yet another
rpmlib bug or something triggered by an obscure cause.

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-03-05 21:21:41 UTC
Again, properly formed bug reports against rpm will get issues resolved.

From gnorpm-0.96-1:

The vendor is now displayed correctly, may have been a problem with
data returned from the URL.

Default for Download dir is still "/root/rpms"

No upgrade list still does not include kernel.

Comment 3 Alexander Larsson 2001-07-25 15:11:12 UTC
I am unable to reproduce this in any version. Marking WORKSFORME.

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