Just performed an upgrade on one of my machines from fedora 11 to 12. The update to kde-filesystem-4-30.fc12.noarch.rpm failed
error: unpacking of archive failed on file /usr/share/doc/HTML/de/docs/common: cpio: rename failed - Is a directory
I downloaded and tried to install the file manually with the same result. I then deleted:
And tried again with the message:
error: unpacking of archive failed on file /usr/share/doc/HTML/ru/docs/common: cpio: rename failed - Is a directory
I then removed the folder
All was well when I tried to install again.
This bug has been triaged
Steven M. Parrish
KDE & Packagekit Triager
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Ugh, this one's going to be hard to find.
I strongly suspect some other package on f11 that wrongly owned
repoquery (at least) shows the only owner of that on fc12 is kde-filesystem, as it should be.
I'll if I can figure anything out in my f11 vm.
OK, looks like a consequence of bug #445108
f11's kde-filesystem indeed did not own these properly, leading to (this kind of) badness.
f11 repoquery on ownership of
Came up empty too.
I think we may have to just live with manually workarounds when/if this happens. to folks upgrading from/to f11.