Bug 25876 - rpm does not accept forced relocations
Summary: rpm does not accept forced relocations
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact: David Lawrence
: 32377 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-02-03 17:37 UTC by Carlos Rodrigues
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:31 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-03 17:37:09 UTC

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Description Carlos Rodrigues 2001-02-03 17:37:06 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.1-3 i686)

When I try to force the relocation of some package directories with
--badreloc together with --relocate <orig>=<new> it refuses to install the

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. "rpm -Uvh --badreloc --relocate /usr/doc=/usr/share/doc somepackage.rpm"
where somepackage.rpm has files/directories in /usr/doc	

Actual Results:  rpm said that /usr/sharedoc conflicted with some other
package(s) already installed.

Expected Results:  It should of put the files that sould be put in
/usr/doc, in /usr/share/doc

I'm using Redhat 7.0 with the rpm-* packages from Redhat public beta
<fisher> (rpm-4.0.2)

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-04-03 13:41:54 UTC
Fixed in CVS, will be in rpm-4.0.3-0.4 and later.

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-04-03 14:48:59 UTC
*** Bug 32377 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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