Bug 807913 - Handle case where latest link already exists, but is not a directory
Handle case where latest link already exists, but is not a directory
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: PulpDist
Classification: Community
Component: Pulp Plugins (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nick Coghlan
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Reported: 2012-03-29 02:53 EDT by Nick Coghlan
Modified: 2012-04-12 21:49 EDT (History)
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Description Nick Coghlan 2012-03-29 02:53:25 EDT
Creation of the link to the latest directory for a snapshot sync currently fails if a file already exists with that name.

The sync operation should instead remove the offending file before creating the new symbolic link.

(Obvious workaround is to delete the file manually and then rerun the sync operation)
Comment 1 Nick Coghlan 2012-04-12 02:53:28 EDT
Moving to 0.1.0 - this happens regularly when "delete_old_dirs" is set and the previous most recent directory gets deleted during an update.
Comment 2 Nick Coghlan 2012-04-12 21:49:51 EDT
Initial attempt at fixing in 0.0.13 was incorrect (failed to handle broken symlinks correctly), better test and fix implemented for 0.0.14

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