Subject: Re: Upgrade from 1.5.x to -current on alpha
To: NetBSD-current <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <email@example.com>
Date: 08/17/2002 03:10:52
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On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 11:21:34PM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> It already fails if the architecture or host OS doesn't match, so that you
> won't completely hose a system which is not appropriate for DESTDIR=3D/. =
> would be nontrivial, but feasible, to add a check that the currently runn=
> kernel version >=3D the osrelease.sh version. This would be the "most
> correct" fix....
Is that still correct if the process dies (SIGINT, SIGKILL, whatever)
mid-install? Won't that leave the user in an inconsistent state?
I mean, sure, that's still the user shooting themselves in the foot,
but where's the good reason to load the gun for them?
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