[Yum] yum 1.0.3 and sendmail from RHEL 3 Update 2

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Tue Jun 15 21:15:11 UTC 2004

On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 01:33:18PM -0700, Enice Eugene Bradley alleged:
> Hello.
> Recently, I upgraded a Dell 2650 server running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 
> (RHEL) 3 Update 1 to RHEL 3 Update 2 via yum 1.0.3.
> Upon reboot, however, I found that /usr/lib/sendmail was renamed to 
> /usr/lib/sendmail.sendmail.  This caused some cron jobs
> that utilize sendmail to break; I resolved by relinking the rogue link 
> back to /usr/lib/sendmail.
> Does this issue have anything to do with yum, the sendmail RPM on RHEL 3 
> Update 2, or the version of RPM in use on the server before the upgrade 
> (rpm-4.0.4-7x.20.i386.rpm)?  I checked yum's Bugzilla database but found 
> nothing on RHEL or any issues regarding updates or (in my case) upgrades 
> via yum 1.0.3.

This is a known problem, the fix is somewhere in bugzilla, also on the taroon
mailing list.  I think the thread was titled "sendmail location".

Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California
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