Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 179561
tcpdump "header" on dev branch currupt
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:22 EST
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Description of problem:
tcpdump "header" on dev branch is currupt -- cannot use "yum upgrade tcpdump";
must usr "rpm -U tcpdump.xxx.rpm" to actually install it.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
lastest tcpdump header
Steps to Reproduce:
1. The header file used by yum is corrupt.
Actual Results: cannot use yum to update the program.
Expected Results: yum upgrade tcpdump, yadda yadda, should get and update the proggie.
*** Bug 179562 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Hmm and what is the problem when you use "yum upgrade tcpdump"?
Please note that this error is discovered immediately after a "fresh install."
But, basically whether I use "install or upgrade/update", yum says it hates
itself and commits suicide.
Seriously, since I do not have access to the Internet on that PPC system I'll
force the mirror I use to re-download it and check it again tonight.
I'm in the process of preparing a system test for PPC FC5Test3 -- I'll see if
this is an issue after I've got a working system.
Sorry for the delay; yes, the latest header in "development" does install and
uninstall the tcpdump package correctly. However that was tested on the i386 --
I cannot test the PPC version as I no longer have a PPC to test the FC5 stuff with.
I vote setting this to "resolved" and wait to see if anyone else reports a