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Re: RPM's that fail in %post...



> 
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 03:10:11PM -0500, James Olin Oden wrote:
> > My question is concerning packages that fail in the %post
> > scriptlet.  In Solaris these sort of packages were called partial
> > packages as their file payload was installed, but the post installation
> > script failed.
> > 
> > The question is how do you detect such an RPM on the system?
> 
> Install the package. If it fails in %post, then clean up
> the mess.
>
I thought of another scenario that is problematic.  We will be installing
groups of RPM's as one transaction.  How will we know which RPM failed installing?
Would it be better to use the python API?

Thanks...james
> There is no better solution atm.
> 
> 73 de Jeff
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