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Bug 175214 - directories not created in /var before attempting to chown them
directories not created in /var before attempting to chown them
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tinyerp (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Dan Horák
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2005-12-07 15:00 EST by Stephen Biggs
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 3.1.1-5
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Last Closed: 2005-12-11 07:29:39 EST
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Description Stephen Biggs 2005-12-07 15:00:25 EST
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Description of problem:
Directories not created correctly at install of this package in /var.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install tinyerp-server-3.1.1-1.fc4

Actual Results:  When installing this on a clean system, in the preinstall script there is the 
chown -R tinyerp:tinyerp /var/log/tinyerp /var/spool/tinyerp

This fails with a complaining error since these directories don't exist.

Expected Results:  Installation without error messages.

Additional info:

Before the chown command, the line:
mkdir -p  /var/log/tinyerp /var/spool/tinyerp

needs to be inserted inthe preinstall script.

Once these directories already exist, installation of the package completes without error or other incident.
Comment 1 Dan Horák 2005-12-08 11:08:05 EST
The dirs are included in the tinyerp-server package, but the chown command
should be executed in %post script instead of %pre. In the time of executing the
%pre script they don't exist yet. Fixed in tinyerp-server-3.1.1-2.
Comment 2 Dan Horák 2005-12-08 12:28:33 EST
The chown command is not even required, ownership is set via %attr in the spec
file. I have released tinyerp-3.1.1-3.
Comment 3 Dan Horák 2005-12-11 07:29:39 EST
I have fixed dependencies for %pre and %postun scripts. Will be in tinyerp-3.1.1-5.

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