RH 5.2 and RH 6.0 failed to update a 5.1 resp. 5.2 system,
many rpms fail with
Aktualisierung wird durchgef|hrt libtermcap.
/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.34840: /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.34840: Datei oder
Verzeichnis nicht gefunden
execution of script failed
The result is that the old AND the new rpm are marked as
installed in the rpm database, but no new files where
installed. manually doing a rpm -e <new rpm>, rpm -Uvh <new
rpm> fixes it, but needs to be done for each of 100 failed
Suspected reason: /var/tmp is a link to /tmp on this
We are aware of problems with RPM resolving symbolic links for the
database. This issue has been forwarded to a developer for further
Symlinks for top level directoryies need to be relative in order for the
upgrade process to work.