Bug 20948 - aircrack-ng has broken www dependency, entire mga6 install hangs
Summary: aircrack-ng has broken www dependency, entire mga6 install hangs
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Mageia
Classification: Unclassified
Component: RPM Packages (show other bugs)
Version: Cauldron
Hardware: All Linux
: High major
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Cesar Vargas
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Reported: 2017-05-26 19:08 CEST by Jon LeBlanc
Modified: 2017-05-28 10:36 CEST (History)
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Description Jon LeBlanc 2017-05-26 19:08:11 CEST
During upgrade from MGA5.1 to MGA6 with properly running network, aircrack-ng-1.2.0rc1.3.mga6.x86_64.rpm hangs with the following screen message:

[*] Downloading IEEE OUI file...

Waited 5 minutes for activity but had to ^C to break out to command line, ran urpme aircrack-ng and then reran upgrade, which completed with no further problems. Have not installed aircrack-ng after upgrade was completed.

Suspect that hard coded www URL is broken. Suggest that even with correct URL a hard timeout be added to aircrack-ng source or else limit such a download to first use of aircrack-ng in order to prevent this from happening during installs.
Comment 1 Nicolas Lécureuil 2017-05-28 10:36:54 CEST
this is not release blocker but need to be fixed anyway.

the URL is OK, it uses :

OUI_DOWNLOAD_URL="http://standards-oui.ieee.org/oui.txt"
OUI_IEEE="${OUI_PATH}/oui.txt"

if [ ${WGET} ]; then
                ${WGET} ${OUI_DOWNLOAD_URL} -O ${OUI_IEEE} >/dev/null 2>/dev/null
        else
                ${CURL} -L ${OUI_DOWNLOAD_URL} > ${OUI_IEEE} 2>/dev/null
        fi

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