man-db without cache update (no cron or systemd *.timer)

Mathieu Bridon bochecha at
Thu Oct 16 11:54:41 UTC 2014

On Thu, 2014-10-16 at 13:34 +0200, Jan Chaloupka wrote:
> On 10/16/2014 12:56 PM, Vít Ondruch wrote:
> > Dne 16.10.2014 v 10:35 Jan Chaloupka napsal(a):
> >> Forwarding Colin's response
[... snip ...]
> >> Have you considered installing the timer file, but without the
> >> dependency?  If systemd is there, it could use it, otherwise not.  That
> >> would make a whole lot more sense to me than creating another package,
> >> and would be my recommendation.
> This did not crossed my mind.
> > Actually that is good idea IMO. The %post script could silently fail if
> > no systemd is no the system.
> Agree with Vita, this sound very good to me. Made a test build and it is 
> working fine.

But it's contrary to the guidelines, as you're installing the unit file
in %{_unitdir}, without requiring systemd to own this directory.

Which goes back to the idea of either moving %{_unitdir} to the
filesystem package, or having a systemd-filesystem package...


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