Subject: Re: Changes to reference count directories
To: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
Date: 01/26/2005 16:02:47
On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 09:16:39AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> It would be really nice to have
> pkg_admin check-dirs
> be able to grovel over /var/db/pkg, and for each dir count how many
> packages require it, compare that to the refcount, and fix the
> refcount. This will enable both recovery and checking the recount
> invariant. I'm pessimistic enough that I believe unless invariants
> are checked there will be bugs that lead to them being violated.
Another item for the wish list:
I'd also like to see a way to recreate PKG_SYSCONFDIR from the examples
tree. Why? Suppose you have PKG_SYSCONFBASE=/etc/pkg and /usr/pkg shared
among several computers.
It'd be nice to be able to simply recreate a clean /etc/pkg tree on each
of the machines using the same /usr/pkg tree.
Well, this could really affect all the files managed by the install scripts,
not only those in PKG_SYSCONFBASE; i.e., any files needed under VARBASE, or
any other place, could have to be recreated if necessary.
Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The NetBSD Project - http://www.NetBSD.org/