need to know if packaging our application stack as an rpm is the right way to go

Greg_Swift at Greg_Swift at
Tue Feb 8 14:29:40 UTC 2011

rpm-list-bounces at wrote on 02/08/2011 03:49:13 AM:

> On Monday 07 February 2011 20:31:06 Stuart D Gathman wrote:
> >   c. RPM can create your symlinks and such at install time with a
> > postinstall script.  (Windows installers do that too.)
> I thought the correct way to do symlinks was in the %install section...
am I
> wrong?

ideally you are correct.  usually the less you do in the pre/post scripts
the better.

This doesn't talk about that specifically, but is worth looking at:


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