[Kolab-devel] Re: beware of obmtool

Martin Konold martin.konold at erfrakon.de
Mon Jul 26 17:25:51 CEST 2004

Am Montag, 26. Juli 2004 15:59 schrieb Thomas Lotterer:

Hi Thomas,

thanks for the very prompt reaction!

> can you please provide some more information regarding this problem?
> The obmtool is always calling rpm using an absolute path so it surely
> uses the rpm which is correct for a given instance. What are you doing
> in your particular case - upgrading (especially across major OpenPKG
> releases), installing from scratch (the prompt suggests the latter but
> obmtool doesn't care about PWD), 

I removed an old /kolab installation using rm -rf but left the old entries 
in /etc/passwd and /etc/group intact and tried to install a new kolab with 

IMHO obmtool should be able to notice that the rpm database found is not from 
OpenPKG and act accordingly.

> setup (or leftover from a previous run) ... The tool does not protect an
> existing database, it's consuming it.

-- martin

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