Bug 492917 - deadlock in futex while installing IBM MQ Series v5.3 with RPM
deadlock in futex while installing IBM MQ Series v5.3 with RPM
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: packaging-team-maint
BaseOS QE Security Team
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Reported: 2009-03-30 14:06 EDT by Alex Vilensky
Modified: 2013-03-08 07:07 EST (History)
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Description Alex Vilensky 2009-03-30 14:06:17 EDT
Description of problem:

rpm -Uvh command deadlocks in futex while installing IBM MQ Series version 5.3

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

it's a standard version of rpm that comes with distro

How reproducible:

Can send you the rpms upon request.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -Uvh MQSeriesRuntime-5.3.0-1.i386.rpm - installs normally
2. rpm -Uvh MQSeriesRuntime-U486878-5.3.0-4.i386.rpm - gets stuck in futex
3. Removing __db files and killing rpm has no effect  

Actual results:

deadlock in futex

Expected results:

normal installation

Additional info:
available upon request
Comment 1 Florian Festi 2013-03-08 07:07:56 EST
This looks like a problem with one of the scriptlets of the package. Most likely it is executing rpm itself which is known to have problems and should be avoided. Please reopen if there are other signs of other origins of the issue.

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