Installing python-urllib failed with error unpacking of archive failed

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  • Error when installing attempting to install python-urllib package

    Error unpacking rpm package python-urllib3-1.10.2-5.el7.noarch
    error: python-backports-ssl_match_hostname-x.x.x.x-1.el7.noarch: install failed
    error: unpacking of archive failed on file /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/urllib3/packages/ssl_match_hostname: cpio: rename


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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