Bug#610553: installation-reports: does not cleanly deconfigure network configured with DHCP
reassign 610553 netcfg
On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 12:29:29PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Matthew Palmer wrote:
> > Yeah, I thought about that, but it appears as though finish-install wants to
> > own all those sorts of things itself. I would have expected
> > 50config-target-network to be in netcfg, but it's not. On the other hand,
> > if that's more of a historical screwup
> That's not a screwup, and it's not in netcfg for good reason: That
> is a fallback to ensure the files are present in the event that netcfg
> was not used in the installation at all.
To my mind, it would seem to be cleaner that whatever does whatever network
configuration is done is required to persist it's own changes. (I'm
thinking of a hypothetical NetworkManager-enabled installer, for example).
Hence why having that hook in finish-install made no sense to me.
> Numerous packages *do* install finish-install hooks. I count at least
> 16 such.
Righto. In netcfg it goes.