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Bug 4291

Summary: tetex doesn't uninstall properly
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Raw Hide Reporter: nelson
Component: tetexAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
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Description nelson 1999-07-31 20:27:08 UTC
uninstalling tetex when installed with rpm 3.0.2 doesn't
quite work right. Errors are:

$ rpm --erase `rpm -qa | grep tetex`
cannot remove /var/lib/texmf - directory not empty
removal of /usr/lib/rhs/rhs-printfilters/dvi-to-ps.fpi
failed: No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/hyperref/hdvipson.def
failed: No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/hyperref/hdvips.def
failed: No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/graphics/dvipsone.def
failed: No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/graphics/dvipsnam.def
failed: No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/graphics/dvips.def
failed: No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/dvilj/hpfonts.sty
failed: No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/dvilj/graybox.sty
failed: No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/dvilj/cgunivers.sty
failed: No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/dvilj/cgtimes.sty
failed: No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/dvilj/cggothic.sty
failed: No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/dvilj/cgcourier.sty
failed: No such file or directory
removal of
/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/dvilj/cgantiqueolive.sty failed:
No such file or directory
removal of /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/dvilj/cgalbertus.sty
failed: No such file or directory

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-07-31 23:09:59 UTC
This is a manifestation of a different problem. During a tetex
upograde, rpm incorrectly removed shared files (of which there
are many in tetex). When you uninstalled tetex, the already
removed files were detected. I suspect that rpm uninstalled the
package correctly.

To avoid this problem in the future, upgrade to rpm-3.0.2-6.0.
You will then be able to install/uninstall tetex w/o problem.

Please reopen this bug if I'm incorrect.

Comment 2 nelson 1999-08-01 03:06:59 UTC
I am running rpm-3.0.2-6.0, this bug occurs there with tetex RPMs from
Redhat 5.2, 6.0, and Rawhde. Also, this error occurs when removing
tetex after it was installed clean, not just an upgrade.

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-14 20:00:59 UTC
This is an rpm, not a tetex, problem, and will be fixed in rpm-3.0.3.
When removing multiple packages as part of a transaction set, rpm
was attempting to remove files shared between packages in the
transaction set on each occurence rather than the last occurence.