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Is there a particular reason to require %{_sbindir}/update-alternatives instead if chkconfig?  I thought generally we preferred the latter?  [[User:Petersen|Petersen]] 10:18, 14 November 2011 (UTC)
 
Is there a particular reason to require %{_sbindir}/update-alternatives instead if chkconfig?  I thought generally we preferred the latter?  [[User:Petersen|Petersen]] 10:18, 14 November 2011 (UTC)
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What is the purpose of %postun in the sendmail example? I mean this:
 
What is the purpose of %postun in the sendmail example? I mean this:

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Is there a particular reason to require %{_sbindir}/update-alternatives instead if chkconfig? I thought generally we preferred the latter? Petersen 10:18, 14 November 2011 (UTC)


What is the purpose of %postun in the sendmail example? I mean this:

%postun
if [ "$1" -ge "1" ]; then
	if [ "`readlink %{_sysconfdir}/alternatives/mta`" == "%{_sbindir}/sendmail.sendmail" ]; then
		%{_sbindir}/alternatives --set mta %{_sbindir}/sendmail.sendmail
	fi
fi

--Stardust85 (talk) 14:56, 21 July 2016 (UTC)