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[Bug 1087829] Installer continues despite digest verification failure
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  • Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2018 13:10:15 +0000
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http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1087829
http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1087829#c4

--- Comment #4 from Jean Delvare <jdelvare@xxxxxxxx> ---
What is the purpose of yast2-trans-en_US.rpm, and why do we bother downloading
it if installation works just the same without it? As a user, I am not able to
say if yast2-trans-en_US.rpm is being used or not. Everything looks the same,
whether I answer "OK" or "Back" to this dialog.

As a user, I have no idea which packages are optional and which are mandatory.
The dialog says that I can stop or continue in insecure more. It does not say
that I can skip this package and continue without it - which is what is
actually happening, right? This is where the confusion comes from.

If some packages are considered optional, then this dialog should be different
for optional packages. Currently the dialog says "stop or continue in insecure
more", but the code does "skip this package or continue in insecure mode."

For optional packages, the user should be explicitly given an extra option when
there is a problem: continue without this package (in secure mode.)

If you are not going to do that then I would argue that all packages should be
considered mandatory, so that the dialog is always aligned with the code. As
long as the dialog and the code behind are not aligned, it will look like a
bug.

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