Bug 162970 - mozilla - apparent packaging problems
mozilla - apparent packaging problems
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Reported: 2005-07-11 17:52 EDT by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2008-02-08 11:17 EST (History)
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2005-07-11 17:52:43 EDT
Description of problem:

Look at this:

# rpm -U --force mozilla-1.7.8-2.x86_64.rpm
# rpm -V mozilla
missing     /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo/browser
missing     /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo/browser/content
missing     /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo/browser/skin
missing     /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo/cookie
missing     /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo/cookie/content
missing     /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo/editor
missing     /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo/editor/content
missing     /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo/global
missing     /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo/global/content
missing     /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo/global/skin

So where they went?  All these directories (they are directories) are
present if one will unpack using rpm2cpio.

It appears that some installation scripts are executing in an unexpected
order.  On i386 installation there are missing directories too. Maybe 
instead of

  /bin/rm -rf /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo

in scriplets one should have there:

  find /usr/lib64/mozilla-1.7.8/chrome/overlayinfo ! -type d | xargs rm -f

The original missing pieces were revealed during an 'rpm -Va' check which 
I run for other reasons.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mozilla-1.7.8-2
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-02-08 11:17:16 EST
Since this bugzilla report was filed, we have seriously upgraded Gecko-related
packages in Rawhide, which may have resolved this issue. Users who have
experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest
version of their distribution available.

Closing this bug as CANTFIX. Please, reopen, if this bug is still reproducable
on the latest update of your distribution.

[This is mass-closing of bugs which seem to be too old and irrelevant anymore;
we are sorry, if we are closing your bug in mistake; please, don't hesitate to
reopen, if it is still alive issue.]

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