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

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at
Tue Feb 8 19:02:05 UTC 2011

On Tue, 8 Feb 2011, Marc Deop wrote:

> 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?

That is the best when they are static.  But sometimes the proper symlinks
to create depends on the environment.  

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