[arch-dev-public] [core] packages and install scripts

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Thu Oct 4 02:20:10 EDT 2012

Am 04.10.2012 08:12, schrieb Allan McRae:
> On 04/10/12 16:03, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>> In this case adding pacman as a dependency is
>> a bad idea. I would suggest to either remove this statement completely
>> as it just adds useless noise or at least check if vercmp is available;
>> if not we can assume no previous version of iputils was installed.
> Umm...  the vercmp check is actually completely useless as it does
> "vercmp $2 <ver>" and there is no $2 in post_install...  it should be in
> post_upgrade only.

Yes, totally missed that. Of course a vercmp call can only be useful in
post_upgrade and *_remove.

Pierre Schmitz, https://pierre-schmitz.com

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