Bug 734660 - OSError: Cannot call rmtree on a symbolic link
Summary: OSError: Cannot call rmtree on a symbolic link
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED INSUFFICIENT_DATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 15
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
unspecified
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL:
Whiteboard: anaconda_trace_hash:ca7aef79cf30307bc...
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-08-31 05:15 UTC by itam1212
Modified: 2011-09-09 19:27 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2011-09-09 19:27:16 UTC


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Attached traceback automatically from anaconda. (1023.16 KB, text/plain)
2011-08-31 05:15 UTC, itam1212
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Description itam1212 2011-08-31 05:15:01 UTC
The following was filed automatically by anaconda:
anaconda 15.31 exception report
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/shutil.py", line 227, in rmtree
    raise OSError("Cannot call rmtree on a symbolic link")
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/shutil.py", line 229, in rmtree
    onerror(os.path.islink, path, sys.exc_info())
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/livecd.py", line 268, in _doFilesystemMangling
    shutil.rmtree("%s/%s" % (anaconda.rootPath, tocopy))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/livecd.py", line 315, in doPostInstall
    self._doFilesystemMangling(anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/backend.py", line 205, in doPostInstall
    anaconda.backend.doPostInstall(anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/dispatch.py", line 211, in moveStep
    rc = stepFunc(self.anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/dispatch.py", line 130, in gotoNext
    self.moveStep()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/gui.py", line 1257, in nextClicked
    self.anaconda.dispatch.gotoNext()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/iw/progress_gui.py", line 79, in renderCallback
    self.intf.icw.nextClicked()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pyanaconda/gui.py", line 1278, in handleRenderCallback
    self.currentWindow.renderCallback()
OSError: Cannot call rmtree on a symbolic link

Comment 1 itam1212 2011-08-31 05:15:06 UTC
Created attachment 520739 [details]
Attached traceback automatically from anaconda.

Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2011-09-05 19:21:09 UTC
Is this still a problem with F16?

Comment 3 itam1212 2011-09-05 23:40:37 UTC
I dont know if this is a problem or user error. 
Happened to me while I tried an LVM with /home/ on another physical 
drive. eventually I did standard partitioning layout without LVM and that worked.


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