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Bug#230857: Preinst should rename old devpts.sh to mountkernfs

On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 01:26:48PM +0100, Thomas Hood wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-03-12 at 12:11, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> > Exactly, thanks for your pointing out me.  It was my fault, I forgot
> > to handle old devpts.sh.  I modified preinst as (1) if old glibc
> > version is < 2.3.2.ds1-11, rename devpts.sh to mountkernfs (2) if old
> > glibc version is = 2.3.2.ds1-11, remove devpts.sh.
> In principle this is the right solution.  However, think you should
> hold off making any more changes until you have discussed the matter
> with Miquel.  I gather that mountkernfs is going to be replaced by
> a script in the initscripts package which will run at S02.  The
> initscripts package will have to take care of upgrading from all
> the different ways that libc6 has installed devpts.sh and
> mountkernfs and it will be easier to do that if libc6 isn't trying
> to move things around at the same time.  I have already discussed
> this briefly with Miquel.  I hope that S02mountkernfs will be
> implemented soon because we should have some weeks before Sarge's
> release to work out bugs.

Can I remind people that we're planning to freeze the base system for
everything except RC bugs on 15th March? (It may slip by a few days, but
I very much hope not by much.)

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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