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Re: From release notes for FC5T3 (web)



Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> "I don't use the group selection - because this is where you get into
> trouble. Under certain circumstances causes pirut to blow up. Try to
> pile up a LOT of packages quickly with the GROUP line and watch it blow
> up. I'd have to try it again to remember the details but it was too
> painful that I don't want to go there right now."
> 
> I am unable to crash Pirut on the latest releases unlike the earlier
> versions. It would be quite helpful if you can try to reproduce this
> problem and file a bug report on this with the steps. Its hard to fix
> issues unless we get specific feedback with the ability to reproduce
> problems.
> 
> 
> "
> Note that when you make a selection for installation
> and follow through to have the selected packages
> successfully install, the pruit program immediately
> terminates when I wanted to select more packages
> forcing me to start the program over again.  In
> cases where there was a PROBLEM - this was VERY
> annoying because I lost the selections and cannot
> remember what I selected beforehand."
> 
> I have filed a RFE on this earlier. Refer to
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=182499. The user
> interface and the internals of Pirut is designed to enable the user to
> select multiple package and complete it in a single transaction.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> "
> Thanks for your patience and listening to my pointed
> gripes.  3 days and 5GB downloads and returning back
> to square one makes one really, really antsy and
> irrational."
> 
> As a fellow tester I agree that it can be annoying at times but thats
> part of the ups and downs of using a development or test releases as a
> early adopter. If your idea of fun is watching programs gleefully blow
> up now and then, following it by aggressively and methodologically
> filing bug reports and discussing issues in the development/test lists
> then you are a ideal candidate for being a tester.
> 
> 
To end this ongoing complaint why not just add an 'INSTALL EVERYTHING' button<
with really BIG warnings what this means, that installs the whole package? I
Mean EVERYTHING! The WHOLE 5 CD's. Or someday 6 CD's. Or 7. Or whatever number.

Then they can complain that TOO MUCH STUFF that I did not want installed was
installed and that it 'took too long'.

-- 


  David


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