Bug 617162 - debuginfo-install works only with repos named *-debuginfo-*
debuginfo-install works only with repos named *-debuginfo-*
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: yum-utils (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: James Antill
BaseOS QE Security Team
: RHELNAK
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Blocks: 617976
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Reported: 2010-07-22 07:17 EDT by Jiri Moskovcak
Modified: 2015-02-01 17:52 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-07-22 10:33:21 EDT
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Description Jiri Moskovcak 2010-07-22 07:17:33 EDT
Description of problem:
There is a repository called beaker-debug in the rhel6 and debuginfo-install fails to enable this repository because it looks only for "-debuginfo"

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How reproducible:
100%


Steps to Reproduce:
1. make sure you have a repo called *-debug-*
2. try debuginfo-install  <some package>
  
Actual results:
the debuginfo-install script doesn't enable the -debug- repository and thus fail to install debuginfo packages

Expected results:
Debuginfo packages installed.

Additional info:
The problem is that there is probably no guidelines/rules for naming the repository containing the debuginfos, but since the name "beaker-os-debug" is used for our own (RH) repository, we should probably support it in yum-utils or change the name of the repository.
Comment 1 Jiri Moskovcak 2010-07-22 07:18:15 EDT
forgot to add version:
yum-utils-1.1.26-11.el6
Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-07-22 07:38:12 EDT
This issue has been proposed when we are only considering blocker
issues in the current Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.

** If you would still like this issue considered for the current
release, ask your support representative to file as a blocker on
your behalf. Otherwise ask that it be considered for the next
Red Hat Enterprise Linux release. **
Comment 4 seth vidal 2010-07-22 07:52:15 EDT
changing the name of the repo will break fewer expectations elsewhere.
Comment 5 James Antill 2010-07-22 10:33:21 EDT
 I have thought about using repodata tags to work all this stuff out at some future point, but tags are going at a snails pace for Fedora.
 Atm. the defacto std. is to have source repos. names <main-repoid>-source and debuginfo repos. names <main-repoid>-debuginfo. Chance of us adding another hack for -debug everywhere are pretty small.

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