Bug 228771 - (yum-pre-error) yum error handling looks quite confused
yum error handling looks quite confused
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 216221
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul Nasrat
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Reported: 2007-02-14 16:22 EST by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:57 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-09 16:40:06 EDT
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2007-02-14 16:22:03 EST
Description of problem:

Preinstall script from control-center-2.17.91-1.fc7 ends with
a status 1.  This has the following effects in yum:

Running Transaction
error: %pre(control-center-2.17.91-1.fc7.x86_64) scriptlet failed,
exit status 1
error:   install: %pre scriptlet failed (2), skipping control-center-2.17.91-1.fc7

Updated: control-center.x86_64 1:2.17.91-1.fc7
Complete!

The above would be fine if not the last two lines above and
a /var/log/yum entry which says:

Feb 14 14:13:10 Updated: control-center.x86_64 1:2.17.91-1.fc7

while 'rpm -q control-center' knows only about
control-center-2.17.90-6.fc7

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
yum-3.1.1-2.fc7

How reproducible:
on every try
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2007-02-21 17:06:09 EST
The problem here is that rpmlib doesn't actually give any indication to callers
that there was an error :/
Comment 2 Seth Vidal 2007-08-03 15:39:57 EDT
reassigning to rpm
Comment 3 Panu Matilainen 2007-08-09 16:40:06 EDT
Different scriptlet failing but the core issue is the same...

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 216221 ***

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