Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 175305
rpm 'C' failure flag not documented in man page
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:22 EST
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Description of problem:
I wanted to check the kernel RPM using rpm --verify:
[root@greyhound ~]# rpm --verify kernel
The question is: what does the 'C' mean?
This flag is not explained in the rpm manpage. I imagine it has not been
completed yet? There it says:
<<< quote <<<
The format of the output is a string of 8 characters, a possible attribute marker:
c %config configuration file.
d %doc documentation file.
g %ghost file (i.e. the file contents are not included in the package payload).
l %license license file.
r %readme readme file.
from the package header, followed by the file name. Each of the 8 characters
denotes the result of a comparison of attribute(s) of the file to the
value of those attribute(s) recorded in the database. A single "." (period)
means the test passed, while a single "?" (question mark) indicates the
test could not be performed (e.g. file permissions prevent reading). Otherwise,
the (mnemonically emBoldened) character denotes failure of the corresponding
S file Size differs
M Mode differs (includes permissions and file type)
5 MD5 sum differs
D Device major/minor number mismatch
L readLink(2) path mismatch
U User ownership differs
G Group ownership differs
T mTime differs
>>> quote >>>
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
not really applicable...
Actual Results: see above
Expected Results: see above
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 175304 ***