Subject: Re: post-installation and rc.d enhancements
To: David Laight <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/17/2002 15:44:13
On Wed, 17 Apr 2002, David Laight wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 02:59:58PM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> >
> > As I said, if the total number of scripts is no more than say, 50-75,
> > we don't have to edit the file -- we can just re-install the whole file
> > with each package that has an rc.d script.
> But it has to be a source control nightmare...
> Especially for anyone with non-standard packages lurking
> (maybe ones they are developing).

I don't see the problem. pkg-CHANGES is under cvs control, and that
changes with every single package update. The lines are seperable,
unlike C, so resolving conflicts before committing is no big deal. It
would be less turbulent than that.