Bug 466270 - Acroread provides breaks c++ apps on kickstart + supplementary
Acroread provides breaks c++ apps on kickstart + supplementary
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: acroread (Show other bugs)
5.2
All Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Kristian Høgsberg
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Reported: 2008-10-09 10:47 EDT by James Cape
Modified: 2009-06-12 09:42 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: acroread-8.1.2.SU1
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Last Closed: 2009-06-12 09:42:32 EDT
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Description James Cape 2008-10-09 10:47:13 EDT
Description of problem:

Acroread lists itself as a provider of libstdc++, in a kickstart install where Supplementary is made available as a repo, this means that anaconda will select acroread as the provider. When the system boots, there will be no usable libstdc++, which happens to be a dependency of RPM, etc.

IOW, you cannot kickstart a box and use the supplementary repo (so much for pre-installed Java) and end up with a usable system afterwords.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

According to bug # 434762, which this is a likely duplicate of (in a new product), this has been ongoing since RHEL4.


How reproducible:

Every time.


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a minimal (i.e. @base) kickstart with the supplementary repository listed
2. Kickstart a box using #1
3. Anything depending on libstdc++ (RPM being the largest) is severely borked.

  
Actual results:

acroread is selected as the provider for libstdc++.


Expected results:

libstdc++ is the provider of libstdc++.


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How did this make it into the wild?
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2009-06-12 09:42:32 EDT
This was fixed in acroread-8.1.2.SU1:
  https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0641.html

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