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Re: New package: meanwhile



On Tue, 2005-05-24 at 19:54 +0200, Miloslav Trmac wrote:
> On Tue, May 24, 2005 at 09:42:16AM -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> > > * %post/%postun scriptlets miss dependency on /sbin/ldconfig,
> > >    change them to -p /sbin/ldconfig (as in patch below) to get
> > >    an automatic dependency
> > 
> > /sbin/ldconfig is in glibc. How exactly will a running system not have
> > glibc? Simply by compiling this, it will pull in glibc as a Requires.
> > There isn't any need to -p /sbin/ldconfig to achieve the same thing.
> There is a different reason why %post -p /sbin/ldconfig is a good idea:
> rpm recognizes this usage and it can optimize some of the ldconfig
> runs away if you are installing multiple packages.

OK, now thats a better reason. :)

~spot
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