problem with rpm: rename/unlink failed: is a directory

Artur Frysiak wiget at
Fri Oct 18 15:03:35 CEST 2002

On Fri, Oct 18, 2002 at 01:05:49PM +0200, Michal Moskal wrote:
> However rpm by default overwrites files, so why shouldn't it overwrite
> directories?

rpm 4.1 install new files as name.randomstring and rename it to name at
end of successfull transaction (think 'commit') or remove name.randomstring (think
'rollback') if installation fail.

Artur Frysiak

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