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Re: RPM runs %post, yum does not ...



On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 00:42 -0500, Klaus Steden wrote:
> Call off the dogs.
> 
> It seems that scriptlets run in a confusing order ...
> 
> %pre (new package)
> %post (new package)
> %preun (old package)
> %postun (old package)
> 
> ... which meant that my stupid RPMs were stepping on each other.
> 
> It's times like these that I miss vendor documentation.

You need to apply $1 logic in your scriptlets.

In %post, if $1 = 1, then create the symlink.  If $1 -gt 1, only create
the symlink if it doesn't exist (i.e. version changes).  In %preun, if
$1 = 1, remove your symlink.  Something like that.

/Brian/

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