F16: Non-fatal POSTUN scriptlet failure in rpm package python-libs

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Mon Oct 31 07:44:20 UTC 2011

On Sun, 30 Oct 2011 08:57:41 -0500
Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm trying to build a F16 package under mock on my F15 system and I'm
> getting the following error:
> Non-fatal POSTUN scriptlet failure in rpm package python-libs
> /sbin/ldconfig: relative path `1' used to build cache
> warning: %postun(python-libs-2.7.2-4.fc16.x86_64) scriptlet failed,
> exit status 1
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/rpmtrans.py", line 395,
> in callback File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/rpmtrans.py",
> line 499, in _unInstStop
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/rpmtrans.py", line 246,
> in _scriptout
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/history.py", line 863, in
> log_scriptlet_output
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/sqlutils.py", line 168,
> in executeSQLQmark
> sqlite3.OperationalError: disk I/O error
> error: python callback <bound method RPMTransaction.callback of
> <yum.rpmtrans.RPMTransaction instance at 0x36f6bd8>> failed, aborting!
> Anyone else have this problem or is it only exposed under mock? I just
> installed F16 on my laptop and don't remember having any issues.
> I went into the mock shell to see what the scripts were doing but I
> didn't see anything out of the ordinary...
> $ rpm -q --scripts python-libs
> postinstall program: /sbin/ldconfig
> postuninstall program: /sbin/ldconfig
> Richard

ISTR seeing this before, and deleting the mock root cache fixed it for


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