Description of problem:
Yum will not properly update with --installroot
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mount newly installed system on other media and update from installed system.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F7 on new media
2. Boot up existing F7 installation
4. mount new installation root
3. run yum --installroot=/mountpoint
Yum cannot perform it's post-install scripts and errors out with messages like:
error: %post(libsmbclient-3.0.28-0.fc7.i386) scriptlet failed, exit status 255
could not open ts_done file: [Errno 2] No such file or directory:
Step 2 should be: yum --installrooot=/mountpoint update
Additional: the file that yum is complaining of is
The actual file is created as
3.2.5 is out of date. Please update to 3.2.8-2.fc7 and try it again. Thank you!