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Bug 59592 - postfix upgrade fails
postfix upgrade fails
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: postfix (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-02-10 17:24 EST by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-02-19 14:20:01 EST
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Description Chris Ricker 2002-02-10 17:24:53 EST
<This is probably more correctly filed against postfix, but there is no entry
for postfix in bugzilla currently>

Upgrading to hampton beta1 from RH 7.x systems which have postfix fails with the

useradd: user postfix exists
execution of %pre scriptlet from postfix-1.1.2-3 failed, exit status 9

install: %pre scriptlet failed (2), skipping postfix-1.1.2-3

this is probably because the RPM does an unconditional add of the user postfix,
rather than first checking for the existance of the postfix account.

Since RH did in the past ship postfix RPMs in powertools, this may pose problems.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-02-12 12:51:23 EST
Postfix bug.
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-02-21 09:56:38 EST
 Fixed in 1.1.3-2

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