Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 116482
requires /usr/bin/kill; should require /bin/kill
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:37 EST
Description of problem:
/usr/bin/kill is required but no longer shipped by coreutils.
utils-linux ships /bin/kill
coreutils fixed to add /usr/bin/kill back
See also bug #116100.
According to the Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
(http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html) kill is required to be
in /bin/kill. This would imply that the problem is with redhat-lsb?
(comment also in bug #116100)
(whoops - forgot to add that coreutils does not include /usr/bin/kill
in coreutils-5.2.0-8.i386.rpm - don't know how that jives w/comment #1
OK, this gets complicated and should remain closed ... everything is
The packages in FC2-Test1 had util-linux providing /bin/kill and
coreutils providing /usr/bin/kil and the "current" lsb requiring
The util-linux-2.12-4 and the latest coreutils fixes things. First,
/usr/bin/kill was removed from coreutils. Then, util-linux-2.12-4 has
been changed to provide /bin/kill (it was doing that already) and a
These packages must be installed together so that redhat-lsb does not
get upset (must be installed --oldpackage for other reasons).
So the system not has both /bin/kill and /usr/bin/kill and the
redhat-lsb-1.3 is OK and a future lsb that moves the requirement to