Bug 76918 - Unhelpful reporting of package install errors
Unhelpful reporting of package install errors
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-packages (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2002-10-29 08:30 EST by Mark Cooke
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-31 02:51:43 EST
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Description Mark Cooke 2002-10-29 08:30:49 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20021003

Description of problem:
While installing a package from a CD that had an unreadable sector, the package
config program just said 'unable to install'.

There was no option for 'additional details' to help diagnose the reasons why.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Attempt to install a package that fails for some reason.
2.Attempt to second guess the reason why.
	

Actual Results:  Insufficient information was available to correct the problem
from the gui.

Expected Results:  A 'Details...' option on the failure dialog would have been nice.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-10-31 18:03:36 EST
Exactly which failure message did you get?
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2002-12-31 02:51:43 EST
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have any further information to
add.

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