Bug 995066 - pkcon fails to install packages of group
pkcon fails to install packages of group
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: PackageKit (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
unspecified Severity medium
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
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Reported: 2013-08-08 09:44 EDT by smatula
Modified: 2013-12-12 10:50 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-12-12 10:50:25 EST
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Description smatula 2013-08-08 09:44:12 EDT
Description of problem: Using pkcon to install groups fails to install the packages of the group. List of packages is displayed that need to be installed. Enter y to proceed and error occurs as follows:
Fatal error: No packages were found in the graphics group for graphics-()meta.
Issue happens with supplying multiple or just a single group  

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Perform pkcon install @graphics @development
2. Supply answers to prompts. 
3. Process completes successfully and Packages successfully installed
4. Verify status and packages installed

Actual results: # pkcon install @graphics @development
Installing                    [=========================]         
Waiting in queue              [=========================]         
Starting                      [=========================]         
Running                       [=========================]         
Resolving dependencies        [=========================]         
Installing packages           [=========================]         
The following packages have to be installed:
 systemtap-2.2.1-1.el7.x86_64	Programmable system-wide instrumentation system
 gutenprint-plugin-5.2.9-13.el7.x86_64	GIMP plug-in for gutenprint
 libquadmath-devel-4.8.1-5.el7.x86_64	GCC __float128 support
 gcc-gfortran-4.8.1-5.el7.x86_64	Fortran support
 xsane-gimp-0.999-4.el7.x86_64	GIMP plug-in providing the SANE scanner interface
 gimp-help-2.8.0-7.el7.noarch	Help files for GIMP
 systemtap-devel-2.2.1-1.el7.x86_64	Programmable system-wide instrumentation system - development headers, tools
 gimp-2:2.8.6-2.el7.x86_64	GNU Image Manipulation Program
 inkscape-0.48.4-5.1.el7.x86_64	Vector-based drawing program using SVG
 gimp-data-extras-2.0.2-8.el7.noarch	Extra files for GIMP
 sane-frontends-1.0.14-17.el7.x86_64	Graphical frontend to SANE
 gcc-c++-4.8.1-5.el7.x86_64	C++ support for GCC
 libtool-2.4.2-17.el7.x86_64	The GNU Portable Library Tool
Proceed with changes? [N/y] y

Installing                    [=========================]         
Waiting in queue              [=========================]         
Waiting for authentication    [=========================]         
Waiting in queue              [=========================]         
Starting                      [=========================]         
Running                       [=========================]         
Fatal error: No packages were found in the graphics group for graphics-()meta.
# echo $?

Expected results: Command completes successfully with status of 0 and the packages are installed.

Additional info:
Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2013-12-11 22:23:56 EST
we're not going to get pkcon fixes for 7.0. yum is the recommended commandline client for software installation, anyway
Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2013-12-12 10:50:25 EST
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request.
You may appeal this decision by reopening this request.

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