Bug 116684 - %post scriptlet uses chown incorrectly
%post scriptlet uses chown incorrectly
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul Nasrat
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Reported: 2004-02-24 06:47 EST by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-25 20:46:09 EDT
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Description Tim Waugh 2004-02-24 06:47:46 EST
Description of problem:
'chown rpm.rpm' should be replaced with 'chown rpm:rpm'.  Obvious bad
consequences if there is an rpm.rpm user name, and anyway the '.'
syntax will go away eventually.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
4.3-0.13
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2004-02-25 04:35:03 EST
Is this change from rpm.rpm to rpm:rpm really necessary?

It will create endless problems with spec files.
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2004-02-25 04:38:11 EST
POSIX disallows it.  The xxx.yyy syntax will go away eventually.
Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2005-10-25 20:46:09 EDT
Fixed in rpm-4.4.3-0.24 when built.

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