Bug 237708 - Pulling in extra comps files in Anaconda clobbers some comps settings
Pulling in extra comps files in Anaconda clobbers some comps settings
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Blocks: FC7Target
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Reported: 2007-04-24 17:33 EDT by Will Woods
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-17 14:37:39 EDT
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Description Will Woods 2007-04-24 17:33:40 EDT
After adding the 'extras' repository during a network install of F7t4, going
into the package customization screen you will notice that most of the default
package groups are not checked (i.e. no base-x, no gnome-desktop, etc.)

Basically, it seems that if you add Extras, you need to go into the package
customization screen and re-enable all the stuff that's not listed in extras'
comps file.

Everything seems to install normally if you don't go into the package
customization screen, though.
Comment 1 Jesse Keating 2007-04-26 13:39:47 EDT
I don't think this is a comps bug, but an anaconda bug.  Anaconda (pirut) should
be showing the merger of the two (or more) comps files.
Comment 2 Will Woods 2007-05-15 15:19:12 EDT
This is messy, but not a default-install type thing, so it's not a release blocker.

It is kind of nasty, though - drops a whole bunch of packages if you enable
extra repos. Will there be any movement on this for F7?
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2007-05-16 11:40:28 EDT
This actually looks like it's even just a display problem; the packages are
getting installed even though the groups aren't showing up as selected.  And
things look right if there aren't overlapping group names (eg, my sparkle motion
repo ;-)

Still going to try to get to the bottom of it as it's bound to cause confusion
and problems...
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2007-05-17 14:37:39 EDT

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