Bug 240225 - nfs-utils postuninstall scriptlet failure on upgrade
nfs-utils postuninstall scriptlet failure on upgrade
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nfs-utils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Steve Dickson
Ben Levenson
: 240268 240979 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 240352
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Reported: 2007-05-15 16:19 EDT by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2008-08-02 19:40 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: Fedora 8
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Last Closed: 2008-04-04 08:38:38 EDT
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Description Ville Skyttä 2007-05-15 16:19:25 EDT
Upgrading from nfs-utils-1.0.10-7.fc6.x86_64 to nfs-utils-1.0.10-10.fc6.x86_64
when nfs is not running results in:

error: %postun(nfs-utils-1.0.10-7.fc6.x86_64) scriptlet failed, exit status 1

...and subsequently:

$ rpm -q nfs-utils

This is because /etc/init.d/nfs condrestart returns an error code (1) if nfs is
not running:

# /etc/init.d/nfs status
rpc.mountd is stopped
nfsd is stopped
# /etc/init.d/nfs condrestart
# echo $?

Fix: make nfs condrestart exit with 0 if nfs is not running.
Comment 1 Michael Schwendt 2007-05-16 06:47:58 EDT
*** Bug 240268 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Steve Dickson 2007-05-16 13:14:24 EDT
Fixed in nfs-utils-1.0.10-11
Comment 3 Stepan Kasal 2007-05-23 11:49:11 EDT
*** Bug 240979 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Michal Jaegermann 2007-05-31 18:39:49 EDT
> Fixed in nfs-utils-1.0.10-11

Well, the same bug hit during an upgrade from nfs-utils-1.0.12-4.fc7
to nfs-utils-1.0.12-6.fc8.  The later has in postuninstall

  /etc/rc.d/init.d/nfs condrestart > /dev/null
  /etc/rc.d/init.d/nfslock condrestart > /dev/null

and the "nfslock" happens to return with status 0 regardless if
it nfslock service was running or not so everything is apparently
fine.  But the previous line will return 1 if nfs was not running
so if that will show up at the end then we are screwed.

Why not to add an explicit terminating 'return 0' and not to rely on
how scripts in /etc/rc.d/init.d/ were edited at the moment?
Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 03:15:03 EDT
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