Bug 251663 - Browse tab: package descriptions not available
Summary: Browse tab: package descriptions not available
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pirut   
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Version: 7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-10 10:36 UTC by Stepan Kasal
Modified: 2008-05-28 19:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-28 19:10:27 UTC
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Description Stepan Kasal 2007-08-10 10:36:04 UTC
- start pirut with a local LANG
- select tab "Browse"
- select a group
- click on the button "Optional packages"

Then each line contains package name and version (boldface) and the one-line
summary.  There is no way to get to get the full description of the package
(e.g., by double clicking on the line).

The same problem appears during the installation of Fedora, but since I suppose
the installer uses the same Python code, I file the bug only once.  Please clone
if necessary.

Comment 1 Stepan Kasal 2007-08-13 14:57:05 UTC
> There is no way to get to get the full description of the package
> (e.g., by double clicking on the line).

A better solution might be to use the layout of the Search tab for the window
which opens when one clicks the button "Optional packages."
(See also bug #251907.)

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 13:56:03 UTC
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Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2008-05-28 19:10:27 UTC
This isn't going to get changed at this point as pirut is pretty much entirely
EOL'd and only getting critical fixes for older releases.  In Fedora 9 and
later, any such concerns can be filed against PackageKit/gnome-packagekit.

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