r3963 - in trunk/bootscripts: . lfs/init.d

Nathan Coulson conathan at conet.dyndns.org
Thu Jul 22 18:34:14 PDT 2004

> James Robertson wrote:
>> I think this may be something that Nathan is working on based on some
>> off-list conversations we have been having about getting the package to
>> support upgrades.  I recently built out a LFS 5.1.1 stock build with the
>> 2.0.5 scripts package.  I wanted to upgrade to the 2.1.x series (in this
>> case 2.1.2) to take advantage of the new goodies.  I had already
>> modified the 2.0.5 version scripts, so migrating to the new version was
>> not exactly a slam dunk.
> It is partly that, and partly the Bugzilla entry that I put in because
> my /etc/sysconfig/console file was overwritten during an upgrade.
> It will be very difficult to make a "painless" upgrade for anyone who
> has modified the scripts themselves. I'm not opposed to making backup
> copies of the script files, but if we're going to go down that road we
> really need to do it for _all_ the scripts. We also need to warn people
> about these copies being made, so they can clean out their directories
> if they do multiple upgrades.
> --

actually, that part was an accident, sorry.

never meant to commit it, but I must have left it in my tree.  Once I
noticed it, I just decided to update the changelog.

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