Subject: Re: sysctl move to /sbin
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 01/19/2000 14:25:56
Can this be documented somewhere like htdocs/developers/notes.list
to avoid this problem in future?
On Wed, 19 Jan 2000, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2000 at 11:03:22PM +0900, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > >No, you have to add it explicitely to the obsolete list.
> > hmm, opinion varies... what should I do? I see very few commits
> > in obsolete.* after they were created (never, or only once).
> > http://cvsweb.netbsd.org/bsdweb.cgi/basesrc/distrib/sets/lists/base/
> If you remove sysctl from /usr/sbin it should be but in the obsolete
> list, so that sysinst will be able to remove it on upgrade. Otherwise,
> on upgrade from 1.4.x->1.5 a 1.4 sysctl will be left in /usr/sbin which
> is bad.
> If you make a symlink in /usr/sbin then the old sysctl will be remplaced
> by the symlink when sysinst unpacks the sets.
> Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr