Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 816337
rpm -e fails
Last modified: 2013-02-13 20:50:06 EST
Description of problem:
rpm -e fails
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
installed ejabberd on two systems with same result
Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install ejabberd
2. ejabberdctl start
3. rpm -e ejabberd
# rpm -e ejabberd
error reading information on service ejabberd: No such file or directory
error: %preun(ejabberd-2.1.10-3.fc16.i686) scriptlet failed, exit status 1
error: ejabberd-2.1.10-3.fc16.i686: erase failed
I expected to be able to uninstall it.
I may have exaggerated the severity of this problem:
# rpm -e --noscripts ejabberd
warning: /etc/ejabberd/ejabberd.cfg saved as /etc/ejabberd/ejabberd.cfg.rpmsave
# rpm -q ejabberd
package ejabberd is not installed
Although it's not that bad as it looks to be this is an issue, indeed.
I apologize if this is the wrong place to say this but the /etc/init.d/jabberd init script is also missing.
(In reply to comment #3)
> I apologize if this is the wrong place to say this but the /etc/init.d/jabberd
> init script is also missing.
That was made intentionally - we're switching from SysVinit to systemd.
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