Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 479695
yum-updatesd leaves a lot of stale locks on RPMDB when auto-installing
Last modified: 2012-04-23 14:21:02 EDT
For 5.3, the new yum fix most of the problem described in 453037.
This BZ is for remaining cleanup, a change to yum-updatesd which will make that fix work with "older" versions (but apparently it already works with 3.0.1, so from the RHEL POV it's just to make it work with 3.2.8).
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Is the "cleanup" mentioned in #c1 still needed?
This bug has not been updated for years, I incline to close it.
No idea about that comment ... but I'm pretty sure we don't care anymore about users being on RHEL-5.2 or earlier.