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Re: CVS commit: src/etc
On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 01:48:41PM +0200, Jean-Yves Migeon wrote:
> Hmmm, /etc/defaults/rc.conf should be transparent to postinstall(8), as
> it gets installed via <bsd.files.mk> during build.sh.
> If the source ('-s' of postinstall(8)) is not specified at command line,
> according to code it takes "/usr/src" as default. Do you have a
> stale/old rc.conf(5) file in there, /usr/src/etc/defaults/rc.conf?
I have the CVS checkout there that was used to build the snapshot I
installed, so yes there is a file there but no it is not stale.
> Now, if this case should be handled properly is another question. There
> are multiple solutions, all of them end up tweaking postinstall(8):
> - raise a warning when overriding certain configuration files with older
> versions (perhaps by using the CVS tags?)
It's not an older version.
> - make source an explicit arg to etcupdate/postinstall
> - something else?
Or perhaps prefer ./etc to /usr/src/etc, that would solve the issue
for me at least :)
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