`pkcon` outputs `Fatal error: user declined simulation` without any input from user.

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • When trying to install for example the heartbeat-devel package from pkcon, the installation fails with Fatal error: user declined simulation even though the user hasn't pressed any key.
# pkcon install heartbeat-devel
More than one package matches:
1. heartbeat-devel-3.0.4-1.el6.x86_64 [rhel6_epel]
2. heartbeat-devel-3.0.4-1.el6.i686 [rhel6_epel]
Please choose the correct package: 1
Simulating install                [=========================]         
Starting                               [=========================]         
Running                               [=========================]         
Resolving dependencies     [=========================]         
Fatal error: user declined simulationtalled:
cluster-glue-1.0.5-2.el6.x86_64         Reusable cluster components
PyXML-0.8.4-19.el6.x86_64                   XML libraries for python
resource-agents-3.9.2-7.el6.x86_64  Open Source HA Reusable Cluster Resource Scripts
heartbeat-3.0.4-1.el6.x86_64                    Messaging and membership subsystem for High-Availability Linux
Proceed with changes? [N/y]                 The transaction did not proceed.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2
  • PackageKit-0.5.8-19.el6

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