Bug 64321 - RPM package upgrade fails on HP-UX
RPM package upgrade fails on HP-UX
Product: Stronghold Cross Platform
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
parisc11 Linux
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
Joe Orton
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Reported: 2002-05-02 09:20 EDT by Joe Orton
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-23 17:40:25 EDT
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Description Joe Orton 2002-05-02 09:20:16 EDT
Description of Problem:
Upgrading the rpm RPM package on HP-UX 11 fails unexpectedly.

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

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install from beta release
2. Upgrade existing installation to final release

Actual Results:
"Installation failed"

Expected Results:

Additional Information:
install.log gives:

error: cannot get shared lock on /home/40betaU/var/rpmdb/Packages
error: cannot open Packages index

No actual problem is apparent with the upgrade; the RPM database is intact, etc.
Comment 1 Joe Orton 2004-09-23 17:40:25 EDT
Can't fix without breaking updates => WONTFIX. 

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