Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 63746
Group/optional package handling
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:42:07 EDT
Description of Problem:
A problem exists where php3 is always installed on an upgrade due to the logic
"if an optional package P exists in the sfx where the group matches a package Q
which is already upgraded, always install the package P."
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install without php3
2. Upgrade existing installation
Not prompted for selection of php3 package.
php3 should be listed in optional package selection.
Suggested correct fix is to:
- abandon optional package groups based on the Group field
- change catapult to loop resolving dependencies based on suggestedPackages,
as update-agent does
Too intrusive to fix in 4.0x updates.