Bug 478916 - RFE: Additional repositories
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-kickstart (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Chris Lumens
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-01-05 19:26 EST by Chris
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:30 EST (History)
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Description Chris 2009-01-05 19:26:17 EST
Description of problem:
If you use s-c-k to build a kickstart file for netinstall you will (eventually) end up with a unusable ks.conf. s-c-k fetches the package information for fedora-everything so you can select various packages that are not included in releases/$releasever/Fedora/$basearch/os/. When trying to install Fedora with this kickstart file you will get an error message (mirror does not contain package xyz...).
Therefore you need to specify fedora-everything (and other repos such as fedora-updates) manually with 'repo --name="Everything" --baseurl="someURL"'. If you edit the (manually changed) kickstart file again, s-n-c deletes those additional options.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start s-n-c
2. build ks.conf for netinstall
3. select package that is not availible in releases/$releasever/Fedora/$basearch/os/
Actual results:
eventually a broken ks.conf

Expected results:
working ks.conf :)

Additional info:
Ignoring already existing repo --name... information when loading a ks-file would be nice. The ability to specify additional repos with s-n-c would be even nicer.
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-11-18 05:40:19 EST
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