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Bug 805 - genhdlist coredumps when RPMS directory contains non-RPMs
Summary: genhdlist coredumps when RPMS directory contains non-RPMs
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-01-12 21:46 UTC by hag
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-01-12 21:54:30 UTC

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Description hag 1999-01-12 21:46:55 UTC
genhdlist (part of the installation tools source) will core
dump if the RedHat/RPMS directory contains files that are
not RPMs.  This is due to a failure to check a return status
from rpmlib at one point in genhdlist.  Patch to follow.

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-01-12 21:54:59 UTC
This has been fixed for next release. Patched source code can be
accessed at

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