[OpenAFS] Re: [OpenAFS-devel] Thinking about 1.6

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz@cmu.edu
Wed, 16 Dec 2009 18:03:10 -0500

--On Wednesday, December 16, 2009 12:40:18 PM -0800 Russ Allbery 
<rra@stanford.edu> wrote:

> "Buhrmaster, Gary" <gtb@slac.stanford.edu> writes:
>> Many (linux) packaging systems will just replace older versions without
>> a discussion with the installer about what else they need to change (it
>> is actually a pet peeve of mine that there is nothing equivalent to the
>> SMP/E "HOLD(DOC)" capability(*) in most packaging systems).
> The package should recognize that an upgrade is happening and adjust the
> bos configuration accordingly.

How do you propose to automate that, given that the existing configuration 
could provide arbitrary arguments or even use arbitrary binaries for the 
various fs bnode commands?

-- Jeff