[Rpm-maint] Removing repackage and (auto)rollback?

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Tue Feb 19 16:15:26 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-02-19 at 11:15 -0500, James Olin Oden wrote:

> You would be wrong.  I'm in no RPM camp at the moment.  If I was
> working on RPM I would have approached you guys about continued
> improvements.
> Honestly, though, rpm is the wrong place to do rollbacks.  You want to
> really have a reliable upgrade rollback you need to do it at the
> filesystem level.  Things are not quite there at present in linux to
> really support this but there much closer than they ever were.

Do you like the perform an lvm-snapshot in pre-trans and allow rolling
back in post-trans as reliable rollback method?


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