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Re: rpm versions that don't experience hangs?



On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 03:22:21PM -0500, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 03:14:43PM -0500, Tom Shore wrote:
> > I'm attempting to get rpm 4 running under solaris 8. Thus far, I've tried
> > using rpm 4.0.3 and rpm 4.1 ( the test release downloaded from 
> > ftp://people.redhat.com/jbj/test-4.1/ ). Under rpm-4.0.3, I got transient
> > db3 errors, which were fixed by upgrading to 4.1. However, 4.1 hangs
> > whenever it attempts to execute a %post or %postun script. Are there any
> > solutions to these problems? We need to get some version of rpm 4 up and
> > running. I've searched the list archives and haven't found anything useful
> > so far. My next step is to try out rpm 4.0.4. Any help would be greatly
> > appreciated.
> > 
> 
> Rather than using a shotgun approach across rpm versions, compare
> lib/psm.c in whatever you are calling rpm-4.1 against what is in
> rpm-4.1.1 and/or rpm-4.2 at
> 	ftp://ftp.rpm.org/pub/rpm/test-{4.1.1,4.2.2}
> 
> Hmmm, solaris, yes, problem is that solaris has different sigaction
> structure, the handler is initialized incorrectly. Fixed in both
> rpm-4.1.1 and rpm-4.2.
> 
> 73 de Jeff

Patching lib/psm.c fixed the problem, thanks!

-Tom





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