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Re: Review queue/FESCo after the merge



Nicolas Mailhot (nicolas mailhot laposte net) said: 
> > scriptlets should be allowed to fail when the failure is catastrophic
> > enough. What that is, I'm not sure.
> 
> scriptlets should be allowed to fail when the benefits of failing
> (fixing packages) outweigh the cost of failure (killing transactions for
> lots of users). Since so far the only documented failure was in rawhide
> (at a time I doubt rawhide was perfectly installable anyway) I question
> the need to hide this particular failure.

Not all scriptlets abort the transaction anyways, as I recall. %post
certainly doesn't. So, maybe it should just be %pre shouldn't fail.

Bill



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