Bug 5270 - RFE: %pre(un) and %post(un) scripts should know what files were installed
RFE: %pre(un) and %post(un) scripts should know what files were installed
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-09-21 10:55 EDT by Tim Mooney
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-21 10:55:07 EDT
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Description Tim Mooney 1999-09-21 10:55:07 EDT
Currently, there's no way to get a list of what files
were installed (full paths preferred, since the person
running rpm may relocate the package in many cases) from
a %pre or %post, and ditto for files removed in a %preun
%postun.  This information would often be extremely useful
to have.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2002-07-13 16:04:07 EDT
rpm-4.1 permits concurrent access to the rpm
database, so the list of files can be gleaned
by doing, say,
	%post
	FILES="`rpm -ql %{name}-%{version}-%{release}`"
	...
Watch out for multiply installed pacakges however ...

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