Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 248574
yum does not execute install/deinstall scripts
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:59:00 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #117619 +++
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Description of problem:
When installing packages through yum the install scripts are not
executed. This means the required user/group may not be created. ....
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install yum 2.0.5 (basically be up2date)
2. yum install clamav (using clamav from fedora.us)
3. Notice the clamav user is not created.
If you fetch the same packages manually and install them with:
rpm -Uvh clamav*
It will work just fine.
Expected Results: All scripts should be run as one would have them
execute with a normal rpm install.
-- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2004-03-13 22:04 EST --
I can't replicate this here. All the other %post/%pre, etc scripts run
-- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2007-07-17 11:04 EST --
still have this problem in rhel5 with yum-3.0.1-5.el5
Do you get any warnings?
What packages do you have this problem with? ... I can only assume it's not all
You are running the "yum update" from the console as root?
There are a lot of fixes in the RHEL5.1 errata, have you tried that?
Do you have SELinux turned on and enabled? ... if so can you give the recent
audit AVC messages.
If all else fails can you upload an strace of yum failing (strace -f), that is.
Closing due to inactivity; please reopen if you have further information to add
to this report.