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Bug 136814 - mkinitrd rpm should require cpio
mkinitrd rpm should require cpio
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
David Lawrence
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Blocks: FC3Target
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Reported: 2004-10-22 10:35 EDT by Steve Hill
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-01 06:10:42 EST
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Description Steve Hill 2004-10-22 10:35:41 EDT
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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 17:54:35 EDT
Fixed in 4.1.18-2 
Comment 2 Steve Hill 2004-11-01 06:11:35 EST
Checked version 4.1.18-2 - bug is fixed, changed to WORKSFORME

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