Bug 33394 - upgrating to rpm 4.0.2 fails
Summary: upgrating to rpm 4.0.2 fails
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 34792
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2001-03-27 15:47 UTC by Alex Duggan
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-28 16:17:52 UTC
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Description Alex Duggan 2001-03-27 15:47:32 UTC
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When I tried to upgrate my rpm to version 4.0.2 using the 'rpm -Uvh' command, I get the following error:  "execution of rpm-4.0.2-7x 
script failed, exit status 1"

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.log in as root
2.run rpm -Uvh rpm-4.0.2-7.x.1386.rpm

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-03-27 16:52:23 UTC
Is this a failure from the %pre scriptlet? (Verify by doing "-Uvv" when

If so, then look in /var/lib/rpm for both of the files Packages and
packages.rpm. Rename
the smaller of the 2 files (probably Packages) to something else, and try the

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-04-05 12:58:29 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 34792 ***

Comment 3 Anthony Rumble 2001-04-05 14:27:29 UTC
Umm.. Hate you bug y'all.. But.. Is this going to be fixed? Theres a lot of
"auto upgrade" machines 
out there that are going to fail dismally from this.


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