Bug 4175 - Kickstart post install cannot install extra RPMS
Kickstart post install cannot install extra RPMS
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-07-23 07:31 EDT by chris.picton
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-23 12:18:43 EDT
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Description chris.picton 1999-07-23 07:31:10 EDT
If in the kickstart rpm list, the X-windows rpms are not
selected, then you are unable to install any extra rpms in
the kickstart post install section.

This is caused by the rpm database being opened, in the
setupXfree function in doit.c, before the check is made for
the installation of X.  If X is not installed, the function
returns, without closing the rpm database.  The rpm db is
now locked for the remainder of the install process.

If the 'check for X' and 'open rpm db' code blocks are
swapped, the function runs without any problems.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-07-23 12:18:59 EDT
This is fixed in the latest install2 binary available in
the Raw Hide instimage....

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