Bug 136814 - mkinitrd rpm should require cpio
Summary: mkinitrd rpm should require cpio
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd
Version: 3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
Blocks: FC3Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-10-22 14:35 UTC by Steve Hill
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-11-01 11:10:42 UTC

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Description Steve Hill 2004-10-22 14:35:41 UTC
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Description of problem:
mkinitrd RPM does not list cpio as a dependency even though it's
operations does depend on cpio being present.  This means that it may
be installed without cpio present and so will not work.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install mkinitrd on system without cpio
2. Execute mkinitrd

Actual Results:  Fails to complete execution, citing inability to
execute /bin/cpio

Expected Results:  Should have failed to install RPM due to dependence
on cpio (or in the case of yum, should have installed cpio as a

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-24 21:54:35 UTC
Fixed in 4.1.18-2 

Comment 2 Steve Hill 2004-11-01 11:11:35 UTC
Checked version 4.1.18-2 - bug is fixed, changed to WORKSFORME

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