bz532373, was Re: tor dependency insanity.
pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Thu Mar 4 13:45:39 UTC 2010
On Thu, 4 Mar 2010, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Enrico Scholz wrote:
>> %post can give out something; e.g. '%post failed' which would happen
>> here due to the redhat-lsb bug. I just give out a more useful message
>> than '%post failed' which helps people to identify the problem.
> %post MUST *NEVER* FAIL!!!
> The mandatory (MUST) guideline is that %post MUST NOT OUTPUT anything, and
> that it just plain MUST NOT fail.
In the meanwhile, since Fedora 10 rpm doesn't leave duplicates around if
%post or %postun fails. So it's not as big a deal as it used to be.
- Panu -
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