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Re: [opensuse-factory] today's mandb failing
On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 02:03:56PM +0000, Patrick Shanahan wrote:
todays man update in tw fails on 4 of 5 tw boxes with:
Output of man-2.7.6-5.1.x86_64.rpm %posttrans script:
mandb: can't create a temporary filename: Permission denied

the box that succeeds was installed last month. others quite old.

output of "mandb -t" here:

does it need bug report?

Here it works:

rm -rf /var/cache/man/*
rpm -Uhv home/abuild/rpmbuild/RPMS/x86_64/man-2.7.6-0.x86_64.rpm --nodeps


rpm -q --changelog man | head
* Wed Nov 29 2017 werner@xxxxxxx
- Make /var/ache/man a real directory as in system-user-man the
directory is gone


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