[PATCH 0/2 rebase] Handle CPAN/etc. DLLs in rebaseall

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Feb 12 09:26:00 GMT 2013

On Feb 12 02:58, Yaakov wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:18:30 +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Feb 11 21:10, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > > They look fine to me too.  However, I like Chris' idea of storing the
> > > directories in a separate file.  What do others think?
> > 
> > Yes, the file idea makes sense.  /etc/rebase-extra-dirs?
> Having a single file which multiple packages are responsible for
> editing automatically during postinst/prerm is just adding another
> possible (likely?) point of failure.  If you all insist on going this
> route, then at least make an /etc/rebase.conf.d directory and
> cat(1) the files therein.  But again, IMO this approach is unnecessarily
> complicated, as there are only a few well-known CPAN-like systems to be
> concerned about, and new ones don't come around very often.

Ah yes, a directory might be the better idea.

I don't actually insist, but the file idea isn't really bad, is it?  It
has the merit that you get an extension to rebaseall for free if it
suddenly makes sense, without having to create a new rebase package.
You don't know the hype script language of 2015 yet :)
Also the directory might be a good idea for users creating their own


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