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Bug #24427

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Generic method “package present” does not detect and install virtual packages

Added by Michel BOUISSOU 3 months ago. Updated 15 days ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
N/A
Assignee:
-
Category:
Generic methods
Target version:
Severity:
Major - prevents use of part of Rudder | no simple workaround
UX impact:
I hate Rudder for that
User visibility:
Operational - other Techniques | Rudder settings | Plugins
Effort required:
Large
Priority:
68
Name check:
To do
Fix check:
To do
Regression:
No

Description

A generic method “package present” says it fails to install emacs on Debian 10, although it has succeded installing it at some point :


E| error install_package_with_par| Package present emacs emacs If you tried to install a virtual package, please use in place the concrete package you want to install.

Where :


root@zgent3:~# dpkg -s emacs
Package: emacs
Status: install ok installed
Priority: optional
Section: editors
Installed-Size: 75
Maintainer: Rob Browning <rlb@defaultvalue.org>
Architecture: all
Version: 1:26.1+1-3.2+deb10u2
Depends: emacs-gtk (>= 1:26.1) | emacs-lucid (>= 1:26.1) | emacs-nox (>= 1:26.1)
Description: GNU Emacs editor (metapackage)
GNU Emacs is the extensible self-documenting text editor.
This is a metapackage that will always depend on the latest
recommended Emacs variant (currently emacs-gtk).
Homepage: https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/

Also see screenshot


Files

emacs_installed_but_not_240312a.png (915 KB) emacs_installed_but_not_240312a.png Screenshot Michel BOUISSOU, 2024-03-12 17:45
Actions #1

Updated by Vincent MEMBRÉ 3 months ago

  • Subject changed from Rudder 8.1 Beta 2 - Generic method “package present” does not detect installed package on Debian 10 buster to Generic method “package present” does not detect and install virtual packages
  • Target version changed from 8.1.0~beta2 to 7.3.14
Actions #2

Updated by Vincent MEMBRÉ 3 months ago

  • Effort required set to Large
  • Priority changed from 100 to 70
Actions #3

Updated by Vincent MEMBRÉ about 2 months ago

  • Target version changed from 7.3.14 to 7.3.15
  • Priority changed from 70 to 69
Actions #4

Updated by Vincent MEMBRÉ 15 days ago

  • Target version changed from 7.3.15 to 7.3.16
  • Priority changed from 69 to 68
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