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Re: important output text at rpm install completion



On Wed, 2003-01-29 at 23:27, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 08:22:43PM -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > in the %post section, you could have an echo line.
> 
> Which will do no good in many cases, since it depends on there being
> somewhere for that echo to go. If the package is being installed by a GUI
> tool, it might be lost. If it's really important, make it say its bit when
> the program first starts.

Another option, such as what Red Hat does with the "mailman" rpm, is to
put information in the package description.  The package description is
a little more likely to be seen than echo'ing something from %post,
although obviously there are no guarantees.

--Jeremy Portzer





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