Error output from rpm pre/post scripts (was Re: Florian La Roche please stop mass filing bugs)

Florian La Roche laroche at
Thu Jul 5 09:56:50 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 05:41:07PM +0900, Mamoru Tasaka wrote:
> Florian La Roche wrote, at 07/05/2007 05:15 PM +9:00:
> >On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 04:45:20PM +0900, Mamoru Tasaka wrote:
> >>Hans de Goede wrote, at 07/05/2007 03:52 PM +9:00:
> >>>Florian La Roche wrote:
> >>>>The error output is a real bug, so just closing this is not very
> >>>>good. 
> >>>I agree that its a bug. However as said the scriptlet recipe was changed 
> >>>from checking to not checking, I'm sure this was discussed and there 
> >>>were reasons. So lets first discuss this with the people who made this 
> >>>change.
> >>If we must consider this as a bug, then the scriptlets for
> >>texinfo treatment should also be fixed. If admin installs rpms
> >>with --excludedocs:
> >
> >
> >I've never seen a decision if we want to support excluding docs and
> >adapt scripts for that.
> Please check:
> For example:

Hello Mamoru,

so this would make sure the scripts don't fail, but then just
not care if the install-info would output errors.
At least some half-way to get systems installed and working
and maybe something that makes sense for at least the core
packages as this is used for especially very small systems.


Florian La Roche

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