Bug 844741 - Allow to support "promoted" packages
Allow to support "promoted" packages
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-packagekit (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Fedora Packaging Toolset Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-07-31 11:22 EDT by Heiko W. Rupp
Modified: 2014-01-21 18:23 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-08-01 04:02:37 EDT
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Screenshot as result of my query for "jboss" (118.51 KB, image/png)
2012-07-31 11:23 EDT, Heiko W. Rupp
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Description Heiko W. Rupp 2012-07-31 11:22:21 EDT
Description of problem:

F17 now supports Jboss AS7. When I open "Add/remove software"(*) and then
enter jboss in the search field, I get tons of related packages, while the one
I am looking for is "JBoss AS7".

There should be a way to list the AS7 base package at the top of the list,
as this is what most users want to install. E.g. via a flag in the rpm
and then listing those entries with a flag at the top.
Or via sorting dependencies below packages that are not dependencies ( but then I think this may be brittle, as the result depends a lot of the input query).

*) In above cateogry I choose 'yum', but a new Fedora user will not know that
"Add/Remove software" may have any relation to yum and will not be able to file a bug against that category.

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Comment 1 Heiko W. Rupp 2012-07-31 11:23:14 EDT
Created attachment 601542 [details]
Screenshot as result of my query for "jboss"
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