Install problem on XP SP2

Dave Korn
Fri Apr 20 08:30:00 GMT 2007

On 19 April 2007 23:40, Aaron W. LaFramboise wrote:

> Morgan Gangwere wrote:
>> On 4/18/07, Aaron W. LaFramboise <> wrote:
>>> Aaron W. LaFramboise wrote:
>>> Bug 1) Packages are silently not downloaded, when the user assumes that
>>> they are.
>> it LOOKS like they are silently not downloaded. you have to hit
>> package dependancies in the package, or the mirror is broken.
> Then I am fundamentally misunderstanding something, because I can't
> understand the program in a way that I realize packages are not being
> installed--with respect to my point of view, at random.  But even if
> packages are silently not being selected, possibly due to my
> incompetence, if these are critical packages, I'd still appreciate some
> sort of error.

  Dependencies should always be selected, or the 'missing dependency' dialog should appear.  

> However, it can only verify the package I've downloaded isn't broken
> (and only then assuming the md5.sum hasn't been tampered with).  It
> cannot tell me that I somehow didn't get a package.

  Have you checked if any postinstall scripts have failed?

Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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