Bug 247959 - F7 upgrade fails: %postun(librsvg2-2.14.4-1.fc5.1.i386) scriptlet failed, exit status 1
F7 upgrade fails: %postun(librsvg2-2.14.4-1.fc5.1.i386) scriptlet failed, exi...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 242604
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2007-07-12 05:09 EDT by Martin Smith
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-16 16:34:41 EDT
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Exception log produced by anaconda (130.38 KB, text/plain)
2007-07-12 05:09 EDT, Martin Smith
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Description Martin Smith 2007-07-12 05:09:50 EDT
Description of problem:

Attempting to upgrade an FC6 install to F7 produces an exception traceback. The
end of this file is:

Upgrading python-docs - 2.4.3-1.1.noarch
Upgrading cyrus-sasl-md5 - 2.1.22-4.i386
Upgrading k3b - 0.12.15-3.1.1.i386
Upgrading xfig - 3.2.4-21.1.i386
Upgrading gimp-devel - 2:2.2.13-1.fc6.i386
Upgrading system-config-bind - 4.0.1-2.fc6.noarch
Upgrading hwbrowser - 0.27-2.noarch
/usr/bin/update-gdk-pixbuf-loaders: line 27:
/etc/gtk-2.0/i386-redhat-linux-gnu/gdk-pixbuf.loaders: No such file or directory
error: %postun(librsvg2-2.14.4-1.fc5.1.i386) scriptlet failed, exit status 1

I will attach the complete log to this report.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

FC6 -> F7

How reproducible:

It's repeatable on my system. 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start F7 upgrade using VNC method from local CDROM
2. Proceed past the Grub update screens
3. Boom!
Actual results:

Upgrade halts with an exception.

Expected results:


Additional info:

Presumably this is some quirk of my install? I couldn't see this on the top bugs
list but the site was really slow this morning and I couldn't do as much
searching as I'd liked.
Comment 1 Martin Smith 2007-07-12 05:09:50 EDT
Created attachment 159040 [details]
Exception log produced by anaconda
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2007-07-16 16:34:41 EDT
Removing the compat-glibc package will fix this.  

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 242604 ***
Comment 3 Martin Smith 2007-07-22 03:55:27 EDT
Unfortunately, removing compat-glibc hasn't stopped this error happening, nor
has rpm --rebuilddb. Is there anything else I can try?
Comment 4 Martin Smith 2007-08-05 05:55:38 EDT
Ok I have now solved it after several hours this morning spent finding and
removing obsolete packages.

In summary:

Get a list of packages with package-cleanup --obsoletes from yum-utils. 

Scan this list very carefully, take any important third party packages and any
that you've updated from rawhide as well as kernel packages etc off the list. 

Cross reference this list with the output of rpm -q -a --last to get confidence
that these are packages hanging over from a previous release. 

Then feed the remaining obsolete packages on the list to rpm --erase. 

Now upgrade to F7.

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