F13 RC2 upgrade test

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue May 11 09:43:18 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 11:03 -0700, Gordon Messmer wrote:
> On 05/10/2010 03:01 AM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > You should file it against the package whose script failed.   Upgrades
> > are supported.
> The problem isn't really with usbmuxd.  The problem is that groupadd 
> cannot work on a Fedora 12 system whose network is down.  As far as I 
> can tell, nss_ldap will try to determine whether or not the group exists 
> already and will hang forever.  The only solution I can think of would 
> be to remove "ldap" from /etc/nsswitch.conf temporarily during installation.

Adding a user and group is a fairly common thing to happen in RPM
scripts, so I would think there should be a generalized solution in the
Fedora packaging guidelines for how this case should be handled, if
there isn't already.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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