Bug 970456 - createrepo moves group file
Summary: createrepo moves group file
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: createrepo (Show other bugs)
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Version: 20
Hardware: x86_64 Linux
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Assignee: packaging-team-maint
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-06-04 05:24 UTC by ceason
Modified: 2015-06-29 11:59 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 11:59:23 UTC
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Description ceason 2013-06-04 05:24:04 UTC
Description of problem:
Createrepo in RHEL 6.4 RC1 is removing the group file

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

cat /etc/redhat-release 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.4 (Santiago)

uname -a
Linux mgmt002st001 2.6.32-358.6.2.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue May 14 15:48:21 EDT 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

rpm -qa | grep createrepo

How reproducible:
Createrepo with group file

Steps to Reproduce:
Have group file in this case comps.xml

]# ls /test/test/repodata/
0451b6e8b4666191142ec941e74fb404aa33fc8acb0f562345279d83710fc815-primary.xml.gz        comps.xml
2275ff9e3c03088a529f76bde21b788fb0343627b4ed897a27dc72495482af13-filelists.sqlite.bz2  comps.xml.gz
547bb0aa6f4742585a437ec6683af30699ff7d60fe84c9f041f0e152a619ac24-comps.xml.gz          filelists.xml.gz
8200e7990eb16b594e5777f069d6b34c38b01934488a088c3208e74ae2579a24-other.xml.gz          other.xml.gz
8931045ac85689b1aa4d9003ff853ef13eb8fe60946762b40060823af74f8042-comps.xml             primary.xml.gz
896166091ce629c6d4cefd8f590f73086873bdb76a5a6e8bee809136dc14df55-other.sqlite.bz2      repomd.xml
a91d0b316631bce9ec9485ab29f3d872f741aa360d59f9f636e851a32b09e44e-primary.sqlite.bz2    TRANS.TBL

Run createrepo with -g option and xml group file
/usr/bin/createrepo -v -g /test/test/repodata/comps.xml /test/test/
Spawning worker 0 with 102 pkgs

The comps.xml file now does not exist.

# ls /test/test/repodata/

Actual results:
repo is updated but group file is removed.  Later if rpms are updated the same command will fail because group file no longer exists

Expected results:
yum repo is updated and group file still exists.  This was the behavior in pre-RHEL 6.4 version

Additional info:

Comment 1 ceason 2013-06-04 05:39:16 UTC
Made the comps.xml immutable and received the following error which should help track it down

Workers Finished
Gathering worker results

Saving Primary metadata
Saving file lists metadata
Saving other metadata
Generating sqlite DBs
Starting other db creation: Mon Jun  3 22:34:46 2013
Ending other db creation: Mon Jun  3 22:34:46 2013
Starting filelists db creation: Mon Jun  3 22:34:47 2013
Ending filelists db creation: Mon Jun  3 22:34:47 2013
Starting primary db creation: Mon Jun  3 22:34:47 2013
Ending primary db creation: Mon Jun  3 22:34:47 2013
Sqlite DBs complete
Could not remove old metadata file: /test/test/.olddata/comps.xml: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted: '/test/test/.olddata/comps.xml'

No idea how .olddata is being used which must be part of how it is implemented. 

Also note the page will not allow me to move this issue to RHEL 6.4

Comment 2 ceason 2013-06-04 18:32:37 UTC
Additional issue seen
 /usr/bin/createrepo -v -g /test/test/repodata/*comps-rhel6-Server.xml /test/test/

 File "/usr/share/createrepo/genpkgmetadata.py", line 291, in <module>
File "/usr/share/createrepo/genpkgmetadata.py", line 269, in main
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/createrepo/__init__.py", line 1073, in doRepoMetadata
mdcontent = self._createRepoDataObject(self.conf.groupfile, 'group_gz')
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/createrepo/__init__.py", line 884, in _createRepoDataObject
(csum, outfn) = checksum_and_rename(outfn, self.conf.sumtype)
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/createrepo/utils.py", line 170, in checksum_and_rename
os.rename(fn_path, csum_path)
OSError: [Errno 36] File name too long

Backleveled from createrepo-0.9.9-17.el6.noarch.rpm to createrepo-0.9.8-5.el6.noarch.rpm

Old version works as expected.

Comment 3 ceason 2013-06-04 21:18:56 UTC
This option seems to fix both issues --simple-md-filenames

Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2013-09-16 14:05:04 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 20 development cycle.
Changing version to '20'.

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