Bug 444853 - Cannot uninstall epiphany
Summary: Cannot uninstall epiphany
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: epiphany
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Gecko Maintainer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-05-01 08:32 UTC by Răzvan Sandu
Modified: 2009-07-14 17:56 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 17:56:11 UTC
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Description Răzvan Sandu 2008-05-01 08:32:34 UTC
Description of problem:


After upgrading the system from Fedora 8 to Rawhide (via preupgrade), I've
noticed that there are two versions of epiphany on my system:

[root@second ~]# rpm -q epiphany

Trying to uninstall the *new* version and perform an upgrade again (to eliminate
the old version normally) led to this error message:

gtk-update-icon-cache: No theme index file in
If you really want to create an icon cache here, use --ignore-theme-index.
error: %postun(epiphany-2.20.3-3.fc8.i386) scriptlet failed, exit status 1

...and the old version of epiphany remains installed.

The worst part is that the presence of the old epiphany blocks further system
upgrades, because of dependencies.


Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 10:27:33 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-06-10 00:32:55 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 9 is nearing its end of life.
Approximately 30 (thirty) days from now Fedora will stop maintaining
and issuing updates for Fedora 9.  It is Fedora's policy to close all
bug reports from releases that are no longer maintained.  At that time
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 17:56:11 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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