Bug 74661 - mangled sendmail capabilities with upgraded installation
mangled sendmail capabilities with upgraded installation
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: postfix (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: John Dennis
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Reported: 2002-09-29 22:51 EDT by opus6
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-13 16:50:38 EDT
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Description opus6 2002-09-29 22:51:42 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.6 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020827

Description of problem:
On a system with a working postfix-1.1.5, upgrading produced the following problems:
a) removed existing postfix sendmail command;  installed sendmail.postfix but
failed to either rename it or build a link in /usr/sbin;  manually creating a
symbolic link between sendmail.postfix and the target sendmail restores outgoing
mail flow.

b) removed daily reporting tools 1postfix and pflogsumm.pl




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Didn't attempt to reproduce because of need to get system back in operation.
Comment 1 John Dennis 2003-06-13 16:50:38 EDT
This bug was reported against an obsolete rpm which I'm not familar with. The
first problem sounds like /usr/sbin/alternatives was not invoked in %post. I've
tested the current spec file and it seems to handle the links correctly. I'm
sorry it deleted a file, the next postfix rpm (2.0.11) has removed all "rm"
commands and rpm itself should never touch a file not listed in the %files
section of the spec file. I don't think these problems are going to come up
again and given the age of  this bug I think I'm going to close it.

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