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Re: [PATCH] inform user if any postinstall script failed to run
On 30/07/2010 20:19, Dave Korn wrote:
> I finally got bored of this one. Turned out to be trivially easy to fix
> once I looked at it, it's simply an early exit from the install routine when
> there's nothing to do for a dummy tarball (zero or 46-byte size) that misses
> out on marking the package as installed.
BTW, as well as testing that after this patch the zero-length packages get
listed in installed.db and so not reinstalled every time, I also verified that
the absence of a lst.gz file doesn't impede uninstalling these empty packages