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Re: RPM roadmapping



On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 10:33 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 09:29 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 15:40 +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> > >> Not everybody is on rpm-maint list and we'd like to hear the wishes of
> > >> (Fedora) developers/packagers too. So: what have you always wanted to do
> > >> with rpm, but wasn't able to? Or the other way around: what you always
> > >> wished rpm would do for you? What always annoyed you out of your mind?
> > > 
> > > A working %posttrans or equivalent.
> > 
> > %posttrans works now afaik.  Is there something you want that isn't there
> > now?
> 
> %posttrans is really a bit of a short-term fix and fundamentally not
> changing anything.  We need to get to where we're doing a lot of small
> transactions rather than one so that things like power failures aren't
> catastrophic.  At which point, the value of %posttrans over %post starts
> to become far far lower.

The other approach for handling the power failure problem is the
Stateless cached client:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/StatelessLinuxCachedClient





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