Subject: Re: Differences between "etcupdate" and "postinstall"
To: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/05/2004 20:17:44
On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 09:43:34PM +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:
> At 18:10 Uhr -0500 4.8.2004, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> > 4. Perform post installation fixes (still as root)
> > cd /root/etc
> > ./postinstall -s /root check
> > # Now follow any instructions to fix your system files/config
> > 5. Update /etc (still as root)
> > /usr/sbin/etcupdate -b /root
> > shutdown -r now
> >Does that look about right?
> Since etcupdate runs 'postinstall check' after the sync, why manually run
> it first? Drop step 4, IMHO.
So it does. It still deserves a mention, since you might not use
etcupdate to update /etc, and postinstall does a things outside of /etc.