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

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Wed, 16 Dec 2009 15:21:46 -0800

Jeffrey Hutzelman <jhutz@cmu.edu> writes:
> Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> wrote:

>> 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?

By seeing if the configuration looks like a standard configuration that
can be safely updated and throwing a debconf error message with high
priority if the configuration doesn't match one of those models and looks
like it may break, telling the user that manual reconfiguration may be

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>