[Distutils] Fwd: Re: distutils bdist_rpm and %postun section of spec file

Michał Klich michal at michalklich.com
Fri Sep 18 21:55:27 CEST 2009

Dnia czwartek 17 września 2009 o 23:07:17 A. Cavallo napisał(a):
> Hi,
> as rule of thumb (followed now by all major distros) you should not put any
> script in %postun, %postinst etc sections.
> Regards,
> Antonio
> > Hello,
> > I am looking for some advise in creating rpm package using bdist_rpm.
> > I have managed to create post_install part using information
> > http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1321270/how-to-extend-distutils-with-a
> >-s imple-post-install-script Now i would like to add some code to %postun
> > part of spec file to revert changes done by my post_install command.
> > Is there a way to add it in setup.py or do i have to manually edit spec
> > file?
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It is not mentioned in Fedora guidelines

Ok, how would you handle creating symlink in setup.py? and removing it of 
course when uninstalling rpm. That is my goal. 
I managed to create symlink with setup.py but can not find any option for 
removing, which is i think correct as there is no uninstall option for 

Michał Klich

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