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Bug 1408530 - Unable to install cronie-anacron package
Summary: Unable to install cronie-anacron package
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cronie
Version: 25
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomas Mraz
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 1352154
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-12-24 10:16 UTC by J. Sastre
Modified: 2017-02-14 16:59 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Fixed In Version: cronie-1.5.1-4.fc26
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Last Closed: 2017-02-14 16:59:18 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description J. Sastre 2016-12-24 10:16:31 UTC
Description of problem:

cronie-anacron package install fails on fedora-atomic-25

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. sudo rpm-ostree install cronie-anacron

Actual results:
	"Running %post for cronie-anacron...... error: Running %post for cronie-anacron: Executing bwrap: Child process exited with code 1"

Expected results:

Additional info:
journalctl -xe
	rpm-ostreed[2363]: touch: cannot touch '/var/spool/anacron/cron.daily': Read-only file system
	rpm-ostreed[2363]: touch: cannot touch '/var/spool/anacron/cron.weekly': Read-only file system
	rpm-ostreed[2363]: touch: cannot touch '/var/spool/anacron/cron.monthly': Read-only file system

Comment 1 Colin Walters 2016-12-24 12:12:54 UTC
To be compatible with the ostree model, cronie should support an empty /var, and the daemon should create those files while it's running.  Basically treat ENOENT as equivalent to an empty file.

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