Subject: Re: PostgreSQL 7.4.1 anyone?
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <tech-pkg@NetBSD.ORG>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/13/2004 12:49:46
On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 02:44:43AM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Monday, January 12, 2004 at 23:40:00 (-0500), David Maxwell wrote: ]
> > In that context, Perhaps the approach should be a pre-delete script
> > which says "These databases haven't been dumped to the standard place.
> > (D)ump now, (U)ninstall without dumping (data will be inaccessible), or
> > (A)bort procedure."
> Interactive install/deinstall scripts are a bad thing.  :-)

However, stopping people from backing themselves into a corner is a good

There could always be mk.conf variables to override the default action.
(the default should be (A)bort.)

David Maxwell,| -->
All this stuff in twice the space would only look half as bad!
					      - me