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[Bug 966066] There is something wrong with Recommends: gimp-lang
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  • Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:28:33 +0000
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http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=966066
http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=966066#c3

Michael Andres <ma@xxxxxxxx> changed:

What |Removed |Added
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Status|NEW |RESOLVED
Resolution|--- |WORKSFORME

--- Comment #3 from Michael Andres <ma@xxxxxxxx> ---
So it basically works.


gimp-lang could have been misssing because

a) Gimp was originally installed using no-recommends (visible in the logfile)
or gimp-lang was not available or uninstallable at that time (hard to figure
out).

b) gimp-lang was deleted.

You could grep for gimp in /var/log/zypp/history.


@b) This should reveal when gimp was installed and whether gimp-lang has been
deleted after this (via libzypp, if plain 'rpm -e' was used you're lost).

@a) If you figured out the time gimp was installed, you can try to identify the
command in the zypper/yast logfiles.

To see the execution dates and commands included in a zypper/yast logfile you
can install the zypper-log package and execute:

zypper-log [-l logfile]

To extract the log of a specific command use

zypper-log [-l logfile] pid

if you find the right logfile , you can search for 'dontinstallrecommended='.
if it was set to '1/true' then no-recommends was used.

Otherwise the package was not available/installable, which is however not
visible in any log. You'd need to be able to reproduce it and create a solver
testcase to see what prevented the installation of gimp-lang.

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