[Rpm-maint] [Suse patch] Ignore chown errors on install

Michael Schroeder mls at suse.de
Tue May 22 11:44:44 UTC 2007

On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 12:39:01PM +0100, Paul Nasrat wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-05-22 at 12:55 +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> > This looks kinda harmless but raises a few questions. If I correctly 
> > tracked this to correlate to this changelog entry in Suse's rpm spec:
> > * Wed Jul 26 2000 - ma at suse.de
> > - ignore chown() errors eg. if files are installed on a DOS partition
> I wonder what triggered this initially - it could be eg: a FAT-12/16
> bootloader partition on ppc machines possibly. Michael - do you know
> what the origin of this patch was?

Uh, at that time I didn't even work for SUSE. I'll ask ma at suse.de, 
but I doubt that he'll remember what the problem was...


Michael Schroeder                                   mls at suse.de
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF Markus Rex, HRB 16746 AG Nuernberg

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