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Bug 4980 - RPM won't install Applixware Office 4.3.7
Summary: RPM won't install Applixware Office 4.3.7
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-09-08 10:28 UTC by fabbe
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-12-16 16:04:10 UTC

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Description fabbe 1999-09-08 10:28:24 UTC
There's a bug in the installation script of the
RedHat-distrubuted Applixware Office 4.3.7 that incorrectly
detects rpm. It believes that rpm >= 3 is insufficient to
install Applix, and therefore reverts to an rpm2cpio and
cpio install, which bypasses the rpm database.

I have a fix available.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-09-08 15:29:59 UTC
Can you supply the fix please?

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-12-16 16:04:59 UTC
This problem appears resolved. Please reopen (with fix if possible :-) if I'm

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