[winswitch] xpra-0.9.0 RPM installation

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Wed May 15 16:48:48 BST 2013

On 15/05/13 18:50, Utku Altunkaya wrote:
> On 25/04/13 17:03, Antoine Martin wrote:
>> (snip)
>>>> Another issue is that everytime I do an update the RPM overwrites my
>>>> custom site-wide configuration in /etc/xpra/xpra.conf. It should check
>>>> the existence of xpra.conf (which can be a regular file or, as is in my
>>>> case, a symbolic link) and leave it untouched, preferably saving the new
>>>> default configuration in a file such as xpra.conf.rpmorig.
>>> Isn't that rpm's responsability to manage how those are handled?
>> Sorry, I'm totally wrong on this. It looks like we should be using the
>> %config directive here and we don't. Will fix.
> RPM installation still overwrites custom configuration files in
> /etc/xpra. Also, both 0.9.1 and 0.9.2 RPMs produce a new warning during
> installation, probably due to the modification in the RPM spec file:
> Installing : xpra-0.9.2-1.fc17.x86_64
> Non-fatal POSTIN scriptlet failure in rpm package xpra-0.9.2-1.fc17.x86_64
> /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.RsMGFA: line 2: fg: no job control
> /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.RsMGFA: line 3: /etc/xpra/xpra.conf: Permission denied
> /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.RsMGFA: line 4: /etc/xpra/xorg.conf: Permission denied
> warning: %post(xpra-0.9.2-1.fc17.x86_64) scriptlet failed, exit status 126
Ah, great. Yet another packaging issue.
Feel free to suggest what to do because I've spent way too much time on
this already (and clearly it hasn't helped).


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