Bug 53850 - Unable to remove logrotate package due to dependancy from sysklogd
Summary: Unable to remove logrotate package due to dependancy from sysklogd
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sysklogd   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2001-09-19 20:34 UTC by Ben LaHaise
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:23 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-25 04:28:34 UTC
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Description Ben LaHaise 2001-09-19 20:34:07 UTC
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Description of problem:
Unable to remove logrotate package due to dependancy from sysklogd.  This
happens in all recent versions of RHL, including the 7.2 betas.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -e logrotate on any recent version of Red Hat Linux

Actual Results:  [root@toomuch root]# rpm -e logrotate
error: removing these packages would break dependencies:
        logrotate >= 3.5.2 is needed by sysklogd-1.4.1-4
[root@toomuch root]# 

Expected Results:  the logrotate package should be deleted.

Additional info:

It looks like sysklogd depends on logrotate for /etc/logrotate.d.  I think
we should just allow rpm to handle the creation/removal of the directory,
or make it part of the filesystem package.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-03-12 21:32:41 UTC
Fixed in 1.4.1rh-5.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2002-03-12 21:33:43 UTC
make that -6.

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