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Re: pkg/53533: Suggestion: sysupgrade should terminate gracefully on full partitions.
The following reply was made to PR pkg/53533; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Lars-Johan Liman <liman%cafax.se@localhost>
Cc: pkg-manager%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost, pkgsrc-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost
Subject: Re: pkg/53533: Suggestion: sysupgrade should terminate gracefully on full partitions.
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:32:47 +0200
> The following reply was made to PR pkg/53533; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Leonardo Taccari <leot%NetBSD.org@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: pkg/53533: Suggestion: sysupgrade should terminate
> gracefully on full partitions.
> Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:32:20 +0200
> Hello Lars-Johan,
> liman%cafax.se@localhost writes:
>> Sysupgrade is a fantastic tool. but while using sysupgrade-1.5nb3 to upg=
> rade from NetBSD 7.1.2 to 8.0, my /usr partition went through the roof. Fa=
> ir enogh. It was indeed too small.
>> The issue is that sysupgrade didn't notice. It just kept trying to pump =
> new files onto the full partition.
>> I suggest adding more sensitivity to sysupgrade so that it detects a ful=
> l partition, and aborts gracefully - possibly leavning a status file behin=
> d somewhere so it can continue from where it left off when a sysadmin has =
> addressed the issue with the full partition.
>> Just a thought ...
>> Fill up your /usr partition almost to the brim, then try to use sysupgra=
> Can you please report this problem upstream?
Ah. Yes, I'll be happy to. I was just following instructions on
"Problem reports, updates or *SUGGESTIONS* for this package should be
reported with send-pr."
> I think that despite there is no HOMEPAGE in sysutils/sysupgrade its
> HOMEPAGE should be:
Ack! Thanks! Will do!
Thanks for responding quickly!
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