Bug 328891 - 'Additional Software' selector is not always useful
'Additional Software' selector is not always useful
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-10-11 23:45 EDT by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:09 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-11-20 14:31:54 EST
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Description Bill Nottingham 2007-10-11 23:45:15 EDT
Description of problem:

If you're already installing from rawhide, a full mirror, or some other
'everything' tree, the 'Additional Software' checkbox doesn't actually gain you

Not that there's really a good way to solve this or *know* that you're
installing from a 'full' repo.

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2007-10-12 10:53:58 EDT
Shouldn't actually cost you anything, though -- we set the repo cost for your
base repo to be lower and so packages will be preferentially grabbed from there.
 I'm not sure it's really worth the effort to plumb through a way of determining
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2007-11-20 14:31:54 EST
Closing as WONTFIX on the basis of comment #1.  We can always go back and work
on this later if we come up with something clever.

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