[Yum] YUM install [package.rpm] fails on Solaris, reports success

Joshua Burns joshuaburns at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 13 20:31:34 UTC 2009

Does YUM (or portions of YUM) have to be re-built, or does this only require rebuilding the RPM binaries/shared objects, etc. ? 

--- On Fri, 11/13/09, Seth Vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org> wrote:

From: Seth Vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org>
Subject: Re: [Yum] YUM install [package.rpm] fails on Solaris, reports success
To: "Yellowdog Updater, Modified" <yum at lists.baseurl.org>
Date: Friday, November 13, 2009, 12:52 PM

On Fri, 13 Nov 2009, Joshua Burns wrote:

> Hi,
> The RPM version is - I selected it primarily because it matches the version that is distributed with RHEL 5.x (we
> are using the standard vendor-supplied RPM with Linux). Not really sure about patch level of RPM itself - I got the
> source from a tape archive directly from the  development site. Is there a way I can tell by looking at the source files?
> Below is a capture of the truss(1) output from yum (first), then rpm(second).

okay - then you're missing a bunch of patches most likely.

Grab the srpm from rhel5.4 for rpm and check out all the patches that are applied.

Try those out on your solaris build - tell me if any of them make the difference. I SWEAR I remember this problem affecting something else.


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