[Rpm-maint] RPM 4.12.0 rc1 released

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Wed Aug 27 10:06:59 UTC 2014

On 08/27/2014 12:58 PM, Thierry Vignaud wrote:
> On 27 August 2014 08:44, Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at redhat.com> wrote:
>> The beta turned out to be a bit of a disaster with several new regressions
>> introduced, and then fixes to those regressions actually causing different
>> As usual, the full details & download info are at
>>      http://rpm.org/wiki/Releases/4.12.0
> typo fix: s/previosly previously/ on that page...

Fixed, thanks for noting.

> also you should mention that %pretrans failures are no more silently
> ignored (rhbug:736960)
> (this affects urpmi testsuite)

That change went into rpm 4.10 already, 
http://rpm.org/wiki/Releases/4.10.0 mentions:

* %pretrans scriptlet failure now fails the install of the package 
(similarly to %pre and %preun semantics)

The %pretrans change in 4.12 that might well affect a test-suite is:
* Fix $1 argument to %pretrans, %posttrans and %verifyscript to behave 
like all other scripts

Ie if you're testing that %pretrans (or the other two) scripts are 
always (incorrectly) receiving zero as the first argument, that could 
trip you up.

	- Panu -

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