Bug 3179 - Installation of bad RPMs don't generate error return
Installation of bad RPMs don't generate error return
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 26850
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-05-31 13:04 EDT by Steve Coile
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-30 19:28:48 EDT
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Description Steve Coile 1999-05-31 13:04:55 EDT
When attempting to "rpm -Uvh --force --nodeps" on a file
that does not contain an RPM, "rpm" returns the error
message, "error: <package> does not appear to be a RPM
package", which is correct, but the return code is zero
(0), indicating success.  The return code should be
non-zero.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-02-21 13:26:50 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 26850 ***

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