Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 7495
Kickstart, crash due to package comp name typos, doco bug
Last modified: 2015-01-07 18:39:58 EST
Any typo in the component name in the %packages sections causes anaconda
to die in line 170 of comps.py (hash miss).
In particular, as documented on page 265 of the reference guide, one should
be able to have
in the kickstart file. Comp "Workstation" and "Server" no longer exist in
the RedHat/base/comps file, thus causing a crash.
While we are at it, it would be nice to have a comp "Everything".
This is a known bug in kickstart that we are hoping to get into the next errata
fix. As for the "Everything" component, you can hopefully look forward to
seeing that in the next release.
thanks for the quick response. After looking at the python source, component
"Everything" exists but it's not documented. I just did a
and it works. You just need to document it!