Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 5982
installer hangs if package in comps is not present
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:52 EDT
Whilst making a custom RH based CD a typo was made in
the comps file (package spelt with wrong upper/lower casing)
genhdlist/mkisofs etc was then run.
On install using an upgrade option, and checking the
"customise packages for upgrade" (or similar) option,
the installer hung whilst checking for packages to
[This will only hit people who play silly games with the
installer, but might be worth working round]
This issue has been assigned to a developer for further action.
*** Bug 6033 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
anaconda does not handle misspelled package names very
well. If a package name is misspelled in RedHat/base/comps,
For example, if wu-ftp is specified instead of wu-ftpd,
anaconda dies. The "old" installer issued an error message
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This issue has been forwarded to a developer for further action.
This issue is resolved in the latest beta.