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Re: Error in PREUN scriptlet in rpm package.

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On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 09:15:49AM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> On 01/21/2012 01:06 PM, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
>> When updating a package I came across this "Error in PREUN scriptlet  
>> in rpm package".
>>
>> Now further inspection revealed that there was a misplaced semicolon  
>> in %preun section of the relevant spec file.
>>
>> Easily fixable but what is the proper procedure to fix this via update  
>> without having the user having to go to a terminal and run rpm -e  
>> --noscripts $oldpackage to remove the old package?
>
> Given the lack of response I assume that there is no proper way to  
> handle this other than forcing users of the particular component to  
> manually remove the relevant package after that update has been pushed.

You might be able to use a trigger or posttrans to fix it.

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