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RE: New Package: fish



> On Mon, 2005-06-20 at 16:58 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> 
> > The idea is to add a symlink /usr/local/bin/fish -> /usr/bin/fish 
> > after an RPM package for fish with version < 1.6 gets 
> > uninstalled, but 
> > only if the string /usr/local/bin/fish is found in /etc/passwd.
> 
> But nothing would remove the /usr/local/bin/fish symlink when 
> the new fish package gets erased.  You'd need to %ghost it in 
> the specfile.
> 
> Or you could try if "Conflicts: fish < 1.6" would result in 
> the need of manually erasing the earlier fish package before 
> installing the new one (untested, and probably not).
> 
> Anyway, I don't see a clean solution to this, and I'd 
> personally just declare upgrading from the earlier version as 
> unsupported.

Copy that. Also because I'm not a great friend of rpm triggers!

Best,
 Oliver


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