[systemd-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] Remove installation of symlinks in /etc
lennart at poettering.net
Tue Feb 12 16:26:31 PST 2013
On Tue, 12.02.13 16:25, Kok, Auke-jan H (auke-jan.h.kok at intel.com) wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 4:21 PM, Lennart Poettering
> <lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> > On Mon, 11.02.13 16:34, Auke Kok (auke-jan.h.kok at intel.com) wrote:
> >> Contrary to it's own packaging guidelines, these symlinks are created
> >> in /etc/. While technically not a problem, this makes it harder
> >> for folks installing from git that want to override these settings
> >> (either masking or otherwise).
> >> Moving the links to $(systemunitdir) resolves.
> > I am not sure we really should do this. Both of these units should be
> > allowed to be disabled, and always telling people to mask them sounds a
> > bit too much...
> > Dunno, I am a bit split about this. I see where you are coming from, but
> > just making them static sounds like too simple...
> > (Also, if we make them static we'd drop the [Install] section, as that
> > would be pointless then...)
> > So, I am really unsure... Dunno... Opinions?
> then let's just remove them (the symlinks) altogether.
But that's even more brutal...
Also, I think it's nice if "make install" as a developer actually leaves
you with a working system where you still get a getty...
Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.
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