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Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2002 18:05:13 -0500
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: upset2 improvement for automatic /usr/info/dir generation
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On Sun, Mar 31, 2002 at 05:42:33PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 07:48:32AM +1000, Robert Collins (as predicted) wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:cgf AT redhat DOT com] 
>>> Sent: Monday, April 01, 2002 7:25 AM
>>
>>>Anyway, I'll be implementing this in the next couple of days.  This is
>>>just a heads up.  This means that special "generate info file" logic
>>>can safely be removed from setup, I think.
>>
>>There isn't any in setup right now :}.  I like the regex approach, I
>>don't like the triggered download of this package.
>
>I meant special logic that people had added to their own packages,
>obviously.
>
>>IMO it would be better to spit the dummy and reject the package if it
>>doesn't have some other well-known file (ie if it has any .info file,
>>it ust have a /etc/setup/postinstall/foo.sh that includes a call to
>>install-info)
>
>Or are you saying that it is safe to assume that the existence of an
>install-info means that the .info files are being generated?  I can't
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^
 postinstall file

Geez.  I have to start reading my email more closely.

cgf

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