podman fails to build container image, if any of the package tries to replace /etc/hosts in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8?

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Issue

  • podman fails to build container image, if any of the package tries to replace /etc/hosts in Red Hat Enterprise Linux ?

Dockerfile

From docker.io/centos:7.2.1511
RUN  yum -y update setup
CMD ["tail","-f","/dev/null"]
  • podman build fails with the following message
Running transaction
  Updating   : setup-2.8.71-10.el7.noarch                                                                                                                                                                                                1/2 
Error unpacking rpm package setup-2.8.71-10.el7.noarch
warning: /etc/group created as /etc/group.rpmnew
error: unpacking of archive failed on file /etc/hosts: cpio: rename
  Verifying  : setup-2.8.71-10.el7.noarch                                                                                                                                                                                                1/2 
setup-2.8.71-6.el7.noarch was supposed to be removed but is not!
  Verifying  : setup-2.8.71-6.el7.noarch                                                                                                                                                                                                 2/2 

Failed:
  setup.noarch 0:2.8.71-6.el7                                                                                          setup.noarch 0:2.8.71-10.el7                                                                                         

Complete!
error building at step {Env:[PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin] Command:run Args:[yum -y update setup] Flags:[] Attrs:map[] Message:RUN yum -y update setup Original:RUN  yum -y update setup}: error while running runtime: exit status 1

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • podman-1.0.0-1.git82e8011.module+el8+2696+e59f0461.x86_64

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