Bug 430066 - --cache option fails if subdirectory yum-cache doesnt exist
Summary: --cache option fails if subdirectory yum-cache doesnt exist
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: livecd-tools
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-01-24 11:29 UTC by Rahul Sundaram
Modified: 2013-03-13 05:43 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-06-28 10:36:06 UTC

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Description Rahul Sundaram 2008-01-24 11:29:36 UTC
Description of problem:

--cache option fails if all the subdirectories necessary isn't manually created

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. mkdir /tmp/cache
2. livecd-creator --cache=/tmp/cache --config=foo.ks
Actual results:

mount: special device /tmp/cache//yum-cache does not exist
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/livecd-creator", line 1603, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/livecd-creator", line 1573, in main
    target.setup(options.base_on, options.cachedir)
  File "/usr/bin/livecd-creator", line 516, in setup
  File "/usr/bin/livecd-creator", line 67, in mount
    raise MountError("Bind-mounting '%s' to '%s' failed" % (self.src, self.dest))
__main__.MountError: Bind-mounting '/tmp/cache//yum-cache' to
'/var/tmp/livecd-creator-Z6Tgoi/install_root//var/cache/yum' failed

Expected results:

livecd-creator should just creator the subdirectories it wants and work instead
of making the user create all the subdirectories by themselves. 

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2008-01-31 16:50:50 UTC
Fixed in git

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 04:52:03 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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