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Re: dpkg branches

On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 05:55:23PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Nov 2004, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> > Yeah, but there are two thoughts on how to do this.  The patch in the
> > BTS at the moment adds a /etc/dpkg/postinst.d directory whose contents
> > get run every time a package is installed.  You drop an SELinux script
> > in there to update contexcts.
> This is so very wrong on so many levels.  It does not consider any fail
> states, nor transactions.  Ie, what happens to the package being installed
> when some hook fails?

The system is completely broken; dpkg ceases to function. Yeah, they
did that already. In fact, selinux was broken in this fashion for
almost a year. Yeah, this sucks.

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