Bug 3179 - Installation of bad RPMs don't generate error return
Summary: Installation of bad RPMs don't generate error return
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 26850
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-05-31 17:04 UTC by Steve Coile
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-30 23:28:48 UTC

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Description Steve Coile 1999-05-31 17:04:55 UTC
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

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-02-21 18:26:50 UTC

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

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