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Bug 589119 - gpk-application fails silently to install package with dependency problems
Summary: gpk-application fails silently to install package with dependency problems
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-packagekit
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Richard Hughes
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 606208 633276 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-05 12:42 UTC by Sandro Mani
Modified: 2010-11-22 21:04 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-11-22 21:04:32 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Output of gpk-application --verbose (deleted)
2010-05-05 13:31 UTC, Sandro Mani
no flags Details
Output of pkmon --verbose (deleted)
2010-05-05 13:32 UTC, Sandro Mani
no flags Details

Description Sandro Mani 2010-05-05 12:42:23 UTC
Description of problem:
If you attempt to install a package which has dependency problems through gpk-application, you won't get any error message or such, it will simply stop the operation without any comment

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. (As of 05.05.2010) Attempt to install eclipse
2. Using yum via terminal, you will get notified about a dependency issue
3. gpk-applicatio simply stops the operation without any comment
Actual results:

Expected results:
Error dialogs should appear as in fedora 12

Additional info:

Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2010-05-05 13:23:10 UTC
Can you get the output of both "pkmon --verbose" and "gpk-application --verbose" when the dep problem happens please. Thanks.

Comment 2 Sandro Mani 2010-05-05 13:31:41 UTC
Created attachment 411599 [details]
Output of gpk-application --verbose

Comment 3 Sandro Mani 2010-05-05 13:32:06 UTC
Created attachment 411600 [details]
Output of pkmon --verbose

Comment 4 Sandro Mani 2010-05-05 13:32:59 UTC
Attachments added for the eclipse test case.

Comment 5 Ira Malinich 2010-09-14 20:02:41 UTC
I'm seeing the same behaviour in F14 (very late in the F14 Alpha timeframe).

Comment 6 Ira Malinich 2010-09-14 20:03:54 UTC
*** Bug 633276 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 7 Ira Malinich 2010-09-14 20:06:20 UTC
I should note that I have gnome-packagekit-2.31.91-2.fc14.x86_64 installed.

Comment 8 Richard Hughes 2010-09-23 08:14:19 UTC
This is fixed by the following PackageKit commit:

commit 0c134d971b8d93ad8c768f706affab280bcbbde2
Author: Richard Hughes <>
Date:   Mon Sep 20 16:16:07 2010 +0100

    glib: Do not return simulation failures as critical errors

:100644 100644 53d36a3... 12cddf8... M  lib/packagekit-glib2/pk-task.c

New PackageKit release is due in about 10 days time.


Comment 9 Richard Hughes 2010-10-19 18:18:59 UTC
*** Bug 606208 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 10 Richard Hughes 2010-10-19 18:20:00 UTC
I'm hoping PackageKit-0.6.9 fixes this, right?

Comment 11 Sandro Mani 2010-11-22 21:04:32 UTC

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