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Re: RPM runs %post, yum does not ...



> > Call off the dogs.
> > 
> > It seems that scriptlets run in a confusing order ...
> > 
> > %pre (new package)
> > %post (new package)
> > %preun (old package)
> > %postun (old package)
> > 
> > ... which meant that my stupid RPMs were stepping on each other.
> > 
> > It's times like these that I miss vendor documentation.
> 
> You need to apply $1 logic in your scriptlets.
> 
> In %post, if $1 = 1, then create the symlink.  If $1 -gt 1, only create
> the symlink if it doesn't exist (i.e. version changes).  In %preun, if
> $1 = 1, remove your symlink.  Something like that.
> 
Yeah, that's what I ended up doing. Seems okay now with the $1 stubs ... but a
whole pile of my RPMs now need rebuilding and reinstalling. Bah.

Thanks for the tip, Brian

Klaus


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