Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 61601
anaconda does not provide method to skip bad package
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:41:04 EDT
Description of Problem: anaconda does not provide a method to skip a bad package
once the package have begun to be installed
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): UNKNOWN (Red Hat
How Reproducible: every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Corrupt a RPM package in /RedHat/RPMS at your install source
2. Perform an install of Red Hat 7.2.92
3. Be sure the package you corrupted is included in the list of packages to be
Actual Results: Anaconda returns a dialog that states the corrupted package is
missing or corrupted. The only option is to select OK to continue. Anaconda
then tries to install the package again.
Expected Results: The user should be able to skip bad packages. Please add a
Additional Information: I discovered this behavior by mistake. I accidentally
corrupted a package via a bad file copy. It may not make sense to skip bad
packages. For example if the package was the system kernel it would not make
sense to skip it. I am not sure how best to address this behavior.
Neither am I ;) The semantics of what to do in this case aren't at all obvious.
Deferring for now.