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Bug 189881 - Fix beagle %post and trigger to auto-install extension
Fix beagle %post and trigger to auto-install extension
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: beagle (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Warren Togami
: 186962 208202 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: FC6Blocker
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Reported: 2006-04-25 10:33 EDT by Warren Togami
Modified: 2013-01-09 22:42 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 13:25:18 EDT
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Description Warren Togami 2006-04-25 10:33:56 EDT
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.
Comment 1 Alexander Larsson 2006-08-14 07:56:15 EDT
*** Bug 186962 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Jesse Keating 2006-08-17 18:53:34 EDT
Ping Warren.  
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2006-09-22 00:01:38 EDT
Anything... ?
Comment 4 Matthias Clasen 2006-09-26 22:30:42 EDT
*** Bug 208202 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 David Zeuthen 2006-09-26 22:41:40 EDT
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.
Comment 6 Warren Togami 2006-09-26 23:22:31 EDT
rpm -q in scriptlets is simply unacceptable.  Gah!  I have to fix this THIS WEEK.
Comment 7 Jesse Keating 2006-10-03 17:16:17 EDT
This week has come and gone.  Please fix this.
Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 13:13:21 EDT
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
against rawhide during the development of a Fedora release that is no
longer maintained. In order to refocus our efforts as a project we are
flagging all of the open bugs for releases which are no longer
maintained. If this bug remains in NEEDINFO thirty (30) days from now,
we will automatically close it.

If you can reproduce this bug in a maintained Fedora version (7, 8, or
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Thanks for your help, and we apologize again that we haven't handled
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Comment 9 Warren Togami 2008-04-03 13:27:56 EDT
This is less stupid than it was late 2006, but it still needs to be fixed.
Comment 10 Bug Zapper 2008-05-13 22:08:55 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 11 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 18:09:14 EDT
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Comment 12 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 13:25:18 EDT
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
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