Bug 82893 - [RFE] up2date should remove any rpm lock files before starting
[RFE] up2date should remove any rpm lock files before starting
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
4.0
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
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Reported: 2003-01-28 02:08 EST by Adrian Likins
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-02 15:18:01 EDT
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Description Adrian Likins 2003-01-28 02:08:14 EST
Description of problem:
if there are lock files, stale or otherwise, update might
not being able to use rpm correctly.

jbj has suggested that `up2date` just remove these files
when it starts up.
Comment 1 Chip Turner 2003-01-29 12:34:58 EST
this seems insane.  if you remove the lockfiles, might you not end up
interrupting a running transaction?

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