[cups.development] Deleting printers that have no backend

Jim Fehlig jfehlig at novell.com
Thu Sep 1 16:52:19 PDT 2005

Helge Blischke wrote:

>Why can't you implement a call to rpm causing a complete remove of the 
>respective other RPM in your pre(run) scripts? I did similar things with 
>the preinstall scripts in Solaris-like packages.
The RPM database is locked, so you cannot call RPM within an RPM 
operation.  This was my first idea as well.  I have some other ideas to 
try including Johannes' suggestion, which I think is most appropriate.  
But we're way off topic for this list now :-)  Thanks for the suggestion 


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