rpm5 triggers

Elan Ruusamäe glen at pld-linux.org
Wed Nov 28 17:18:56 CET 2012

On 28.11.2012 18:14, Jeffrey Johnson wrote:
> On Nov 28, 2012, at 11:01 AM, Elan Ruusamäe <glen at pld-linux.org> wrote:
>> where's the doc describing how triggers in rpm5 work? them seem to misbehave, ie $1 should be 1 on package first install, but my test shows that it is 0 with rpm5
> The doc is right where its always been: doc/triggers.

good, at least i'm not stupid then, expecting things to work and not 
reading proper docs :)

for the record, no functional change in that file:
$ diff -u triggers-rpm?
--- triggers-rpm4    2007-05-25 20:35:58.000000000 +0300
+++ triggers-rpm5    2008-02-18 02:40:45.000000000 +0200
@@ -105,11 +105,11 @@
  Trigger specifications are of the form:

-    %trigger{un|in|postun} [[-n] <subpackage>] [-p <program>] -- <trigger>
+    %trigger{un|in|postun} [[-n] SUBPKGSUFFIX] [-p PROGRAM] -- TRIGGER

  The -n and -p arguments are the same as for %post scripts.  The
-<trigger> portion is syntactically equivalent to a "Requires"
+TRIGGER portion is syntactically equivalent to a "Requires"
  specification (version numbers may be used). If multiple items are
  given (comma separated), the trigger is run when *any* of those
  conditions becomes true (the , can be read as "or"). For example:

> You need to describe your test. Trigger behavior is
> explicitly tested before every release at rpm5.org.
yeah. it could be pld patches as well (baggins applied bunch of "useful 
ones" from mandriva repository.


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