Bug 136992 - sources file got wiped out after update up2date
Summary: sources file got wiped out after update up2date
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: up2date
Version: 3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bret McMillan
QA Contact: Fanny Augustin
Depends On:
Blocks: FC3Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-10-24 22:55 UTC by Hernando Garcia
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-10-29 15:05:46 UTC

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Description Hernando Garcia 2004-10-24 22:55:26 UTC
Description of problem:
After up2date was updated to the latest release verison 4.3.46-1 if
fails to update returning warning  

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. up2date up2date
2. up2date -u --nox
3. up2date does not find /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources file.
Actual results:

up2date fails to update

It gives instead:

warning: can't access/etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources

Follow by:

System is already updated !

Expected results:

up2date updating the system.

Additional info:

It can resolved by copying a valid sources file for fc3t3

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-10-25 21:41:39 UTC
The sources file has moved to redhat-release/fedora-release.

Comment 2 Yusuf Goolamabbas 2004-10-26 05:14:39 UTC
should this not block 123268
an strace of up2date -u does not show it currently accessing

Comment 3 Adrian Likins 2004-10-26 18:47:30 UTC
re comment #2. The souces is still /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources,
only that file now lives in the "fedora-release" package.

Comment 4 Matthew Miller 2006-07-10 22:43:29 UTC
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.

Thank you!

Comment 5 John Thacker 2006-10-29 15:05:46 UTC
Closing per lack of response to previous comment.  If this still occurs on FC3
or FC4 and is a security issue, please assign to Fedora Legacy and the
appropriate version.  The bug could also be filed against RHEL if it is relevant

up2date has been replaced by pirut and pup in FC5 and FC6, the still fully
supported versions of Fedora Core, so this bug will not be fixed unless it is a
security issue.

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