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Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian

On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 03:47:21PM +0200, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> writes:
> > ]] 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.)
> Such a tool would certainly be very useful, but doing it right would be
> fairly hard, as far as I see.
> And it would require assistance from at least the package maintainer, to
> mark in which versions the unit file under /lib changed, so that it can
> trigger only when appropriate and not on every upgrade.
> (And there's possibly other corner cases to consider, but they escape me
> right now..)

if [ <file in etc> -ot <file in /lib> ]; then
	<warn user that updates might be needed

Regards: David
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