replacing folders with symlinks leads to rpm cpio rename errors

Jon Ciesla limburgher at
Fri Sep 21 10:58:17 UTC 2012

On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 3:41 AM, Julian Sikorski <belegdol at> wrote:
> W dniu 21.09.2012 10:34, Stanislav Ochotnicky pisze:
>> Quoting Julian Sikorski (2012-09-21 08:53:26)
>>> Hi list,
>>> one of the updates I am preparing is supposed to replace some of the
>>> folders with symlinks. Unfortunately, this leads to rpm cpio: rename
>>> errors upon an update attempt. Is there a standard way of dealing with this?
>> Generally a bad idea to change symlinks and directories. You'd need a
>> post/postun scriptlets and it will get tricky fast
> Thank you for the information. I think I'll keep the folders as-is and
> symlink to files inside then.

The gallery2 package has some bits that might be of use as examples.


> Regards,
> Julian
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