Bug 1026750

Summary: perl.req produces bogus dependencies
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Reporter: Konstantin Lepikhov <klepikho>
Component: rpmAssignee: Packaging Maintenance Team <packaging-team-maint>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Marek Marusic <mmarusic>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: unspecified    
Version: 6.4CC: ffesti, jbuchta, jherrman, jzeleny, ksrot, lkardos, mmarusic, mtessun, packaging-team-maint, pmatilai
Target Milestone: rc   
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Fixed In Version: rpm-4.8.0-40.el6 Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Under certain circumstances, the rpm utility incorrectly required the /proc file system to be mounted, and using rpm failed with the following error: warning: Failed to read auxiliary vector, /proc not mounted? With this update, the /proc file system is only required for appropriate RPM operations, and the described failure no longer occurs.
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Last Closed: 2015-07-22 07:03:02 UTC Type: Bug
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Bug Blocks: 994246, 1075802    
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Description Flags
example code for testing none

Description Konstantin Lepikhov 2013-11-05 11:09:39 UTC
Description of problem:
Parser that generates rpm "Requires:" can generate fake dependencies in case it finds "use something" string in the script. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rpm-4.8.0-32.el6.x86_64

How reproducible:
Always 

Steps to Reproduce:
$ /usr/lib/rpm/perl.req ./mysql_install_db

Actual results:
perl(Data::Dumper)
perl(Fcntl)
perl(File::Basename)
perl(File::Copy)
perl(Getopt::Long)
perl(Sys::Hostname)
perl(hostnames)
perl(strict)


Expected results:
perl(Data::Dumper)
perl(Fcntl)
perl(File::Basename)
perl(File::Copy)
perl(Getopt::Long)
perl(Sys::Hostname)
perl(strict)

Additional info:
$ yum search perl\(hostnames\)Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit
Warning: No matches found for: perl(hostnames)
No matches found

Comment 1 Konstantin Lepikhov 2013-11-05 11:10:30 UTC
Created attachment 819659 [details]
example code for testing

Comment 6 Florian Festi 2014-12-15 12:26:48 UTC
Patch available upstream

Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2015-07-22 07:03:02 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2015-1452.html