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

Stéphane Gaudreault stephane at archlinux.org
Thu Oct 4 08:10:22 EDT 2012

Le 2012-10-04 02:20, Pierre Schmitz a écrit :
> 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.
Thank you Pierre and Allan for pointing this. Since the separation of 
traceroute was done several months ago, I will just remove the message 
and will keep these informations in mind for the future.



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