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Bug 75451 - RFE: Make rpm fail immediately at beginning of build with invalid Group
RFE: Make rpm fail immediately at beginning of build with invalid Group
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Paul Nasrat
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-10-08 14:34 EDT by Mike A. Harris
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-30 10:32:23 EDT
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Description Mike A. Harris 2002-10-08 14:34:05 EDT
Bugzilla in IRC format.  ;o)

<notting> packages in invalid groups, yay
<jgarzik> the recalcitrant laptop is installing Linux, whee
* jgarzik kicks IBM laptops
<jbj> notting: Fascist policy available in rpmbuild for the asking in bugzilla
<mharris> jbj: Sounds like a good idea IMHO
<owen> jgarzik: Not my laptop you don't!
--- twaugh is now known as twaugh_away
<jbj> mharris: someone has to ask
<-- havill has quit (Remote closed the connection)
* jgarzik switches owen's laptop to Norweigan locale when he's not looking
<mharris> jbj: I'm asking.  ;o)
<_Anarchy_> jg: so how is indoctrination going ?
<jrb> another jg?
<jrb> we need to namespace initials.
--> havill (~chatzilla@gaijin.devel.redhat.com) has joined #devel
--- qabot gives channel operator status to havill
<jbj> mharris: in bugzilla please, I scour my neurons weekly
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-09-29 17:44:40 EDT
Closing bugs on older, no longer supported, releases. Apologies for any lack of

For RPM issues, please try a current release such as Fedora Core 4; if bugs
persist, please open a new issue.
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2005-09-29 18:54:37 EDT
No problem.  This issue is still present in all supported OS releases.

Reopening and reassigning to FC4.
Comment 3 Paul Nasrat 2005-09-30 10:32:23 EDT
This bug does not define what it means with invalid.  I'm assuming this is not in:

Group policy is distribution based and seperate to the mechanism within rpm
itself.  External tools such as rpmlint, etc can perform distribution specific
policy checking. Having group validation in rpmbuild is currently not a desired

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