Bug 53498 - Crashes if rpm database in use
Summary: Crashes if rpm database in use
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
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Version: 9
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Adrian Likins
QA Contact: Jay Turner
Keywords: FutureFeature
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-09-10 15:29 UTC by GeoffLeach
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:51 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-05-19 16:27:03 UTC
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Description GeoffLeach 2001-09-10 15:29:01 UTC
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Description of problem:
Starting up2date when the database is in use results in messy exit

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.start rpm -i <some package>
2.start up2date before it finishes

Actual Results:  up2date terminates messily

Expected Results:  Popup with a message "Waiting for rpm database" and a
cancel button

Additional info:

Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2001-12-03 20:12:42 UTC
Plans are afoot, but are dependent on newer versions of rpm.

In the meantime, up2date will now handle db error issues neater.
(ie, no more tracebacks, but you will get an error message)

Comment 2 Matt Jamison 2003-05-19 16:27:03 UTC
it is now working properly.

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