Bug 101492 - psm reaper broken (again?)
Summary: psm reaper broken (again?)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm   
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Blocks: CambridgeBlocker
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Reported: 2003-08-01 19:03 UTC by Elliot Lee
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-19 13:42:00 UTC
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Description Elliot Lee 2003-08-01 19:03:35 UTC
rpm-4.2.1-0.29 psm reaper isn't reaping the child processes from the %pre/%post scripts, 
so everything grinds to a halt and the child process stays on as a zombie.

This is an old bug that either never got fixed or just returned.

Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2003-08-04 19:33:00 UTC
My latest understanding of this bug:

- rpm 4.3 has the fix, a rewrite of the package state machine
- The fix was deemed (by someone besides jbj) as too intrusive to go into rpm 4.2.x

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