[arch-dev-public] [signoff] filesystem 2010.02-1

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Feb 5 23:51:02 EST 2010

On 01/02/10 08:22, Jan de Groot wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-01-31 at 18:46 +0100, Andreas Radke wrote:
>> I've added "include /etc/ld.so.conf.d/*.conf"
>> into /etc/ld.so.conf + the /etc/ld.so.conf.d directory.
>> So we are no more forced to touch ld.so.conf directly. New xulrunner
>> pkg will make use of it to detect the openjdk6 plugin.
>> Please migrate the change from the ld.so.conf.pacnew file you will
>> receive.
>> For the future we should clean up packages that touched ld.so.conf
>> directly. On my system these paths were added:
>> /usr/X11R6/lib
>> /usr/lib/libfakeroot
>> /opt/lib32/lib
>> /opt/lib32/usr/lib
>> Please signoff.
> It would be nicer if you did the change automatically from
> post_install/post_upgrade. Detecting the presence of the include is
> simple done with grep, and adding it is a simple echo. Other packages
> touch this file directly and will get changed to dropping an
> ld.so.conf.d file in the future, those packages will stop working if
> this ld.so.conf change isn't done.
> The filesystem package touches the group and passwd files in the same
> way, so there's no excuse not to do this change automatically.

So...  what are we doing for this?   I have a couple of packages I want 
to update to this new include directory but will hold off until this 
leaves [testing].


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