Bug 442704 - postinstall scriptlet tries to write into non-existent directory
postinstall scriptlet tries to write into non-existent directory
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: R-wavethresh (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: José Matos
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-04-16 07:22 EDT by Karsten Hopp
Modified: 2009-07-14 13:59 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 13:59:37 EDT
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Description Karsten Hopp 2008-04-16 07:22:11 EDT
Installier: R-wavethresh                 ################### [2760/6284]
/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.41102: line 1: /usr/lib64/R/doc/html/search/index.txt: Datei
oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden
Fehler: %post(R-wavethresh-2.2-9.fc9.x86_64) Skriptlet fehlgeschlagen,
Beenden-Status 1

This is similar to Bug #442701:

You're either missing a Requires(post) on some other package providing the
/usr/lib64/R/doc/html/search/ directory (although I haven't found one) or you
need to create that directory before you attempt to write any files there.
But in that case you also need to make sure that the directory get cleaned up
after deinstallation.
Comment 1 Karsten Hopp 2008-04-16 08:39:39 EDT
It looks like it moved to %doc:
> rpm -qpl R-2.6.2-1.fc9.i386.rpm | grep index.txt

> rpm -qpl R-2.6.2-1.fc9.x86_64.rpm | grep index.txt
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 05:31:35 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 13:59:37 EDT
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