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Re: Request for discussion: Package installation problem with running nscd



On Fri, 2005-05-20 at 10:19 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-05-20 at 16:17 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-05-20 at 09:26 +0200, Oliver Falk wrote:
> > > Hi!
> > > 
> > > I came along this problem a few times now and think it's a good idea to
> > > throw it on the list for discussion.
> > > 
> > > I have a fcdev system running at my site that runs with ldap/nscd.
> > > 
> > > The problem I'm running into - some times - is:
> > > * nscd is running and caches groups/passwd
> > > * I try to install a package
> > > * package does the usual groupadd -r <somegroup> >/dev/null 2>&1 or useradd
> > > ...
> > > * package' file list lists %attr(-, <somegroup>, <someuser>) or something
> > > like that.
> > > 
> > > But as nscd caches the passwd/group it thinks that <somegroup> or <someuser>
> > > doesn't exist and rpm tell's me:
> > > 
> > >    warning: group <somegroup> does not exist - using root
> > Can you give an example for a package whose installation triggers this
> > error message?
> > 
> 
> srpms report it all the time, of course.
<*g*> Of cause, that's not what I meant :-) [1]

Ralf

[1] IMHO, that's a bug in rpm.




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