Bug 805 - genhdlist coredumps when RPMS directory contains non-RPMs
genhdlist coredumps when RPMS directory contains non-RPMs
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-01-12 16:46 EST by hag
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-01-12 16:54:30 EST
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Description hag 1999-01-12 16:46:55 EST
genhdlist (part of the installation tools source) will core
dump if the RedHat/RPMS directory contains files that are
not RPMs.  This is due to a failure to check a return status
from rpmlib at one point in genhdlist.  Patch to follow.
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-01-12 16:54:59 EST
This has been fixed for next release. Patched source code can be
accessed at http://www.redhat.com/~msw/code

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