Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 189881
Fix beagle %post and trigger to auto-install extension
Last modified: 2013-01-09 22:42:36 EST
Warren needs to rewrite the %post and trigger in order for beagle to more
cleanly handle automatic installation of the extension into firefox.
The idea here is to unpack the extension into someplace like
/usr/lib/beagle/plugin, and attempt to use a symlink to the directory rather
than unpack those files directly into the firefox directory.
The beagle package must be able to handle arbitrary locations of firefox, and
also clean removal and symlink during upgrades. Warren has existing code like
this in the flash-plugin package. The code there can be simplified to be
roughly 33% the size.
*** Bug 186962 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 208202 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Can we at the very least use something like
if [ -x /usr/bin/firefox ]
instead of using 'rpm -q' which breaks livecd builds (bug 208202). Thanks.
rpm -q in scriptlets is simply unacceptable. Gah! I have to fix this THIS WEEK.
This week has come and gone. Please fix this.
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This is less stupid than it was late 2006, but it still needs to be fixed.
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