Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 198950
missing *.pyc files on upgrade via yum
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:37 EST
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Have a previous version of s-c-securitylevel installed. Upgrade to a newer
version from repo using yum.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. grab updates via pup or yum (pup used mainly)
2.check all rpms after updates using rpm -qaV |grep missing >rpm-missing.txt as
root user. (Regular user misses files not visible to a regular user)
3. review the output of rpm-missing.txt file for results
Found missing files. Confirmed individually, see below results:
rpm -qV system-config-securitylevel
The rpm to be intact.
While communicatinog on the fedora-test-list about missing files when verifying
rpms, the below points were mentioned on the list. I have noticed the missing
files and just took actions to install the rpm using yum after removing the
package and reinstalling it.
The reply following this posting by Michal seems to reveal this is a packaging
error caused by scriptlet errors yum runs during cleanup. The *.pyc files are
My posting, see follow-up also.