bin/105723: [sysinstall]Install packages failure after switching discs several times

loader loader at freebsdmall.com
Tue Nov 21 20:23:23 UTC 2006


The following reply was made to PR bin/105723; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: loader <loader at freebsdmall.com>
To: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Cc:  
Subject: Re: bin/105723: [sysinstall]Install packages failure after switching discs several times
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2006 12:11:50 -0800 (PST)

 loader at freebsdmall.com wrote:
 
 >>Number:         105723
 >>Category:       bin
 >>Synopsis:       [sysinstall]Install packages failure after switching discs several times
 >>Confidential:   no
 >>Severity:       non-critical
 >>Priority:       low
 >>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
 >>State:          open
 >>Quarter:        
 >>Keywords:       
 >>Date-Required:
 >>Class:          sw-bug
 >>Submitter-Id:   current-users
 >>Arrival-Date:   Tue Nov 21 19:50:15 GMT 2006
 >>Closed-Date:
 >>Last-Modified:
 >>Originator:     loader
 >>Release:        FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE i386
 >>Organization:
 > freebsdmall
 >>Environment:
 > System: FreeBSD  6.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE #0: Sun May  7 04:42:56 UTC 2006     root at opus.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys
 > /SMP  i386
 >
 >>Description:
 > 	
 > In index.c, it calls index_extract() for the depends of glib. Then,
 > finds perl is not installed, it asks to switch to disc1, after perl is
 > installed, the index_extract() of perl exists and return to execute the
 > original index_extract() of glib, at this time the disc volume has
 > already checked, but the disc has changed to disc1 in the CDROM, it
 > continue to execute the package_extract() part for glib, and unable to
 > find the glib package.
 >
 > I think A quick fix for it is to put the volume checking part before 
 > the real install.
 >
 >>How-To-Repeat:
 
 Ooops, this problem occurs when install FreeBSD with "Minimal" or on
 a box with no packages installed.
 
 > sysinstall->Configure->Packages->CD/DVD->All->glib-2.8.6_1->Install->
 > This is disc #1. Package glib-2.8.6_1 is on disc #2
 > Would you like to switch discs now?
 >
 > Yes->it installs gettext-0.14.5_2 and libiconv-1.9.2_2 , then says:
 >
 > This is disc #2. Package Perl-5.8.8 is on disc #1
 > Would you like to switch discs now?
 >
 > Yes->it installs perl-5.8.8 pkgconfig-0.20, and says:
 >
 > Unable to fetch package glib-2.8.6_1 from selected media.
 > No package add will be done.
 >>Fix:
 >
 > http://www.freebsdmall.com/~loader/sysinstall.diff
 >
 >>Release-Note:
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