[Yum] Yum error in erasing?

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed May 21 17:04:56 UTC 2003

On Wed, 2003-05-21 at 11:43, Erik Williamson wrote:
> Hi Stephen,
> It's looking like an entry for mailman in /etc/init.d has been removed. 
> If I try and do the following:
> -bash-2.05b$ /sbin/chkconfig --del blarg
> error reading information on service blarg: No such file or directory
> your options are: forcing the removal (using rpm), copying
> /etc/init.d/mailman from another machine (or forcing it to install
> again) then attempting to remove it again.

you can also do an rpm -e --noscripts mailman

which will NOT run the %preun and %postun scriptlets

otherwise erik is exactly right - a failed scriptlet is not something
yum can do anything about - though I should figure out a way to catch
and bail more correctly.


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