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[openFATE 305472] Support transaction triggers for rpms
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  • Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2010 13:44:24 +0100 (CET)
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Feature changed by: Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger)
Feature #305472, revision 15
Title: Support transaction triggers for rpms

- openSUSE-11.2: Rejected by (cthiel1)
+ openSUSE-11.2: Rejected by Stefan Seyfried (cthiel1)
reject date: 2009-10-27 18:34:31
reject reason: not done in time for 11.2.
Requester: Important
Projectmanager: Important

- openSUSE-11.3: New
+ openSUSE-11.3: Evaluation
Requester: Important

Requested by: Vincent Untz (vuntz)

It's important to be able to run once after all packages have been
installed a command (instead of running the command after each of x
packages getting installed, which would make the process much slower).
That's basically a post-transaction trigger.
For background, see
and especially comment #14 from Stanislav. (note that this is work that
should be done in upstream rpm, not as patches)

#1: Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger) (2009-02-09 14:13:09)
This is an important feature for dist upgrade IMO. If we want to
support "zypper dup", we need to handle this.

#2: Federico Lucifredi (flucifredi) (2009-02-13 15:18:23) (reply to
I have no "PM" position on this, although technically it may make sense
(some of the items, like the Gtk cache, can probably be helped by using
less-broken caching on the Gnome front - I keep hearing complaints
about it).
I will support Engineering's priority. Setting "important" for now.
If this is to be done, the "upstream" comment in the description
regarding RPM is absolutely mandatory.

#3: Ján Kupec (jkupec) (2009-11-19 20:35:02) (reply to #1)
We now do support 'zypper dup' but this is still missing. At the very
least we should make users aware of the workaround with manually
setting YAST_IS_RUNNING and running suseconfig, until this is done.

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