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Bug 163257 - rpmbuild doesn't complain when script file couldn't be opened
Summary: rpmbuild doesn't complain when script file couldn't be opened
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm
Version: 4
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Paul Nasrat
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-07-14 15:19 UTC by Simon Perreault
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2005-07-14 17:30:22 UTC

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Description Simon Perreault 2005-07-14 15:19:19 UTC
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Description of problem:
I'm using the -f and -p flags with the %post section of a spec file to have a 
fairly long Perl script be run after my RPM is installed. Initially I didn't 
know where the -f flag would be looking for my file. Should I put it in 
SOURCES, SPECS, or something else? Anyway, I figured that rpmbuild would 
complain until I got it right. 
Unfortunately, rpmbuild doesn't complain. Looking at the processScriptFiles() 
function, it looks like it should. However, something is making it not 
complain. It would be nice if it did complain and stop building my RPM. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use this %post section:  
%post -p /usr/bin/perl -f %{name}.post  
2. Make sure %{name}.post doesn't exist. 
3. Build RPM. 

Actual Results:  Built fine. 

Expected Results:  Rpmbuild should have aborted with an error message saying that it couldn't 
open %{name}.post. 

Additional info:

Comment 1 Simon Perreault 2005-07-14 17:30:22 UTC
It didn't complain because -f doesn't work when not using %setup, which will 
be filed as another bug. 

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