[csw-maintainers] package hooks
bwalton at opencsw.org
Thu Jun 25 21:25:47 CEST 2009
Excerpts from Philip Brown's message of Thu Jun 25 13:54:07 -0400 2009:
> I think it would benefit, first and foremost, by an explaination of why
> this exists.
> ie: what is it trying to achieve, that cannot be done via the existing
> mechanisms of preinstall/postinstall scripts.
> Additionally, an explicit handling of how they are delivered, and more
> explicit naming, would probably be a good idea.
> for example, you dont explicitly say that these "hooks" are always
> delivered as part of a CSW package. (are they?)
> Also, while you specify a directory of /var/opt/csw/libexec/pkg-hooks,
> you dont specify or propose any naming standard for the actual files that
> live in there. (ie: possible a PKG based prefix or postfix to the
Good point. Updated.
> Additionally.. i actually do NOT think that /var/opt is appropriate.
> /var/opt is for data that will be changed
> /etc/opt is for scripts and configs
Ok. I was thinking they were a 'libexec-ish' type thing, but I think
you're correct. I've reverted to the old path.
Thanks for the feedback. More welcome, as always.
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