Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 459870
Extremely poor error message - Local Install Failed - means package already installed
Last modified: 2008-08-28 13:15:02 EDT
Description of problem:
Gnome Package Kit gives a very poor error message when you right click install a package that is already installed. The message you get is:
Local Install Failed
Installing the local file failed.
More information is available in the detailed report.
V More Details:
Can't install /home/user/Download/xyz-tools-0.8.1-1.fc9.noarch.rpm
If you check with:
rpm -q xyz-tools
you find it's already installed!
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to install a package that is already installed by right clicking and
choosing "Install Package".
Very misleading error message.
Package is already installed. Possibly mentioning if the version numbers are the same or different.
Robin is working on this bug now. I'll merge this into F9 as a backport when he's done. Nice to see another Surrey University student - I used to be firstname.lastname@example.org!
This should be fixed in HEAD now, Richard.