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FS#8561 - Invalid pacman.conf if answer yes to using a default mirror and none is choose

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by A. Decorte (Klenje) - Wednesday, 07 November 2007, 23:09 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Thursday, 08 November 2007, 11:38 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Installation
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2007.08-2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:

if you don't choose a mirror at the beginning of the installation and then you answer yes when asked whether to use current pacman mirror as default, the installer will write a line

Server =

that breaks pacman. I don't know if it's a bug... I know you are supposed to choose a mirror, but I had to reinstall arch without downloading new packages, so I didn't choose a mirror and got this problem


Steps to reproduce:
Choose no mirror and answer yes to use current pacman mirror as default
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Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Thursday, 08 November 2007, 11:38 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Thursday, 08 November 2007, 06:26 GMT
well it's a mistake what you did, but setup could have a check on empty server there.
Comment by A. Decorte (Klenje) - Thursday, 08 November 2007, 09:35 GMT
yes, I just answered yes too quick, so my mistake... anyway, I think a check wouldn't be too much harm
Comment by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Thursday, 08 November 2007, 09:37 GMT
working on it already

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