Bug 88250 - RPM sometimes hangs
RPM sometimes hangs
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
8.0
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-04-08 03:01 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-14 10:55:37 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2003-04-08 03:01:32 EDT
RPM sometimes hangs during package upgrade
(rpm -Uvh ...)

rpm can not be killed by ctl-C.
Only by kill -9
Then , after rpm is killed, rpm does not work right. 
I need to reboot the computer to get it working.
Second time the same rpm -Uvh ... command work OK.
I have this with RedHat 8.0. No such problem with RedHat 7.2 or 7.3.
People say (I did not verify this myselft) that such rpm hangs
also occure in RedHat 9.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2003-04-14 10:55:37 EDT
Yes, there's a SIGCHLD missed in rpm-4.1-1.06.

FIxed in rpm-4.1.1, currently available at
    ftp://ftp.rpm.org/pub/rpm/test-4.1.1

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