Re: pre-inst and post-inst scripts that start and stop daemons
Bruce Perens writes ("Re: pre-inst and post-inst scripts that start and stop daemons "):
> > However, I'm wondering whether a more elegant and simple solution
> > might just be for Bruce to run the cross-installation which a PATH
> > environment variable that ensures that the version of
> > start-stop-daemon it finds is a link to `true'.
> Clever. This is made somewhat more sloppy by the fact that the
> script is running in a "chroot" context (dpkg --root, remember), and thus
> I'd have to create the binary directory within the target filesystem.
Sort of true. dpkg doesn't do a chdir, though, so you can refer to
files relative to the current directory. For example,
ln -s /bin/true start-stop-daemon
PATH=:$PATH dpkg --root=...