[systemd-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] Remove installation of symlinks in /etc
kamilion at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 23:53:17 PST 2013
On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 7:00 AM, Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Lennart Poettering at 13/02/13 00:21 did gyre and
> > 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?
> As a compromise, how about dropping them from "make install", but then
> adding a new "make install-foo" rule that does install plus a few extra
> bits and bobs so that those building from git can get their working
> system easily without too much subsequent manual fiddling. Yes, this
> requires those building and running from git know about "install-foo"
> but I would hope such people are fairly competent and know at least
> roughly what they are doing before taking such action anyway....
> Obviously a better name than "foo" is needed. install-bootstrap?.
How about the obvious? install-git?
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