Re: Fwd: dpkg triggers
(please honour my headers and do not cc me on list posts)
Previously Russell Coker wrote:
> There's two issues, the trigger script giving an error, and the postinst etc
> giving an error.
> If the postinst gives an error then my script must still be run (doing
> otherwise may leave the system in a state where it's impossible to login).
That's positively nasty, it means you end up with continuing while we
know we are in an error state.
> If my script was to return an error then I think that dpkg should consider it
> to be the same as if the postinst had returned an error and leave the package
Absolutely not, a failed trigger is a completely seperate thing from a
failed postinst. It is a different package for one thing.
I'm starting to dislike the whole SELinux thing more and more, I suspect
this can be done a lot simpler with a different approach.
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