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Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian


On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 10:57 AM, Patrick Lauer <patrick@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On 05/09/12 21:37, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
>> ]] Philipp Kern
>>> You will not, however, get a conffile update prompt when the system
>>> file changes (e.g. to update your own local copy to incorporate the
>>> fix).
>> This is something I'm pondering if we should handle in either a systemd
>> trigger or a tool that packages shipping systemd files can call to tell
>> the user about any changes.  (Basically a wrapper around ucf, probably.)
> Why this arbitrary limit to only one application?
> http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml?part=3&chap=4
> Something along those lines makes life a lot easier and avoids these
> schizophrenic hacks around package managers that don't respect files -
> but it needs support in the package manager to work reliably.

Are you aware of how ucf works? I understand you love Gentoo, but we
do have our own tools (that probably precede Gentoo's, actually). :-)


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