NetBSD-Bugs archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: install/38571: sysinst runs "postinstall fix"

The following reply was made to PR install/38571; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Alan Barrett <>
Subject: Re: install/38571: sysinst runs "postinstall fix"
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 20:42:16 +0200

 On Wed, 29 Feb 2012, David Laight wrote:
 >> the attached patch fixes that issue for me. On the one hand, it 
 >> introduces a new function that exits curses, executes a command 
 >> and afterwards returns.  This function is used to execute 
 >> etcupdate(8) in case the user wants it.
 > Why is that needed, IIRC there is already stuff to run a program 
 > and display its output in the curses window.
 Yes, we have that, but does it work for interactive programs? 
 AFAIK we use it only for programs that spew output without reading 
 anything from the keyboard.
 --apb (Alan Barrett)

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index