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Bug 3179

Summary: Installation of bad RPMs don't generate error return
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Steve Coile <scoile>
Component: rpmAssignee: Jeff Johnson <jbj>
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Description Steve Coile 1999-05-31 17:04:55 UTC
When attempting to "rpm -Uvh --force --nodeps" on a file
that does not contain an RPM, "rpm" returns the error
message, "error: <package> does not appear to be a RPM
package", which is correct, but the return code is zero
(0), indicating success.  The return code should be

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-02-21 18:26:50 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 26850 ***