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Bug 1543 - rpm -U when disk full reports "..failed...: -1: Success"
rpm -U when disk full reports "..failed...: -1: Success"
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-03-16 17:24 EST by dan
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-17 11:29:07 EST
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Description dan 1999-03-16 17:24:46 EST
# rpm -U emacs-20.3-3.i386.rpm
unpacking of archive failed on file /usr/bin/emacs-nox: -1:
error: emacs-nox-20.3-3.i386.rpm cannot be installed

Moderately non-obvious as error messages go ...
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-03-17 11:29:59 EST
Fix by upgrading rpm to 2.5.7 (or 2.92).

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