Friday, 22 May 2020

Re: Removing nss overlay ("nssov") from openldap, pre/postinst considerations

Hello, thanks for your feedback

On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 10:27 AM Robie Basak <> wrote:
> > One of the options outlined
> > in [4] is an exit 1 in preinst. That would leave the previous package
> > installed, the daemon running, and the original functionality there,
> > but the admin then has to take action as the upgrade was done half-way
> > (libraries were updated, but the daemon package remains at the
> > previous version).
> What would happen in the do-release-upgrade case? Would the upgrade fail
> at the start (not so bad), or in the middle (really bad)? Because the
> preinst won't necessarily run at the start of the release upgrade - only
> at the start of a batch of package upgrades - right?

I don't know, I can test that scenario.

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