[arch-dev-public] Updating base /etc files
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 02:58:33 EDT 2007
On 4/4/07, James <iphitus at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/4/07, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2007/4/4, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
> > > > just remember, can't move /etc/rc.d/functions to there, as some people
> > > > have /usr/ on another partition.
> > >
> > > Yes, I am aware. That's why those functions are not included there.
> > > The functions in this file are for scripts like: makepkg, srcpac, etc
> > > etc - any bash script we have that needs output, so we get a unified
> > > "feel" to our scripts.
> > Why not just merge it with /etc/rc.d/functions and use common scheme
> > for makepkg/etc scripts and initscripts?
> > Cosmetical note: IMHO "==> " is too big and not very good-looking
> > prefix. I'd like ":: " or ">> " more.
> Another cosmetic thing.... make it /usr/lib/arch (no linux), just to
> be generic, and possibly drop it to /lib.... I don't see any harm in
> it being there.
> i hope to further seperate the networking core out of the networking
> scripts so it contains sourceable functions that any script can use.
> Currently it's seperate, but because of issues in bash, it isnt
> sourceable. This could also be included in /lib/arch.
Ok, I'm going to hold off on the common scripts for now - would anyone
mind if I updated the 3 packages as proposed in the original email?
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