[CentOS-devel] C7 - yum groupinstall broken?

Wed Jul 2 12:58:09 UTC 2014
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Wed, Jul 02, 2014 at 02:53:08PM +0200, Neil Thompson wrote:
> Hi all,
> Using build x86_64-20140630 (and previous [Grrr, I've just noticed
> x86_64-20140702, I'll try that once I've got it down]), I can do 
> a "yum -v grouplist" and get what looks like the correct output,
> but when I try installing one of the groups, the following happens -
> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
> [root at maintsas ~]# yum groupinstall scientific
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
> There is no installed groups file.
> Maybe run: yum groups mark convert (see man yum)
> base                                                                                                                                                                                                                  | 3.6 kB  00:00:00     
> epel                                                                                                                                                                                                                  | 3.7 kB  00:00:00     
> Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
> Warning: Group scientific does not have any packages to install.
> Maybe run: yum groups mark install (see man yum)
> No packages in any requested group available to install or update
> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
> I'm fairly sure this shouldn't be happening :)

I was able to do "yum group install mate-desktop" (from epel). Note
the space between group and install. I don't know if yum is supposed
to work without the space, or not.

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