[csw-maintainers] GAR classes list variable name

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Tue Sep 22 22:20:55 CEST 2009

Hi Maciej,

Am 22.09.2009 um 19:55 schrieb Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski:
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 6:03 PM, Dagobert Michelsen  
> <dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
>> Am 22.09.2009 um 18:38 schrieb Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski:
>>>> 2) Consistent naming: GAR has a suffix way of declaring things  
>>>> right now
>>>> (PKGFILES_, CATALOGNAME_, ...), which i think we should be  
>>>> consistent
>>>> with when it comes to new features.
>>> The reason why I wrote USERGROUP_mytweaks_USER instead of
>>> USERGROUP_USER_mytweaks is because the latter suggests that there's
>>> "the" user for USERGROUP. Perhaps it's just me. I don't insist,
>>> anyway, I just think it's more intuitive, because it follows the  
>>> logic
>>> of getting from the general to the specific: first, I know I'm going
>>> to do something with users and groups; second, I know I'm going to
>>> have a name for a specific tweak I'm doing; and third, I know what
>>> specifics is my tweak going to have.
>> Right, but OTOH we currently have two types of variables with
>> expansions in it: <var>_<expansion> for most of them and
>> <var>_<modvar1>-<val1>-<modvar2>-<val2>-... for modulations.
>> Introducing <expansion> in the middle makes it clearer in
>> one thing and more irregular in another thing. I would
>> prefer regularity over intuitivity.
> It would fit well with a German stereotype. ;-)


> Okay, so keeping it regular and subintuitive, we'd have:
> PROTOTYPE_FILES_mytweaks = $(bindir)/.*\.conf
> PROTOTYPE_PERMS_mytweaks = 0644
> PROTOTYPE_CLASS_mytweaks = cswconffile
> PROTOTYPE_USER_mytweaks = somebody
> PROTOTYPE_GROUP_mytweaks = somegroup

and possibly
   PROTOTYPE_FTYPE_mytweaks = e
I guess we won't have many devices, so no need to bother.

> I'm fine with the above.
> By the way, I'm having this problem:
> A line in the Makefile
> SAMPLECONF = $(sysconfdir)/cups/cupsd\.conf\.CSW
> The problem: The file in the prototype doesn't have the correct class:
> $ ggrep conf\\.CSW work/build-global/*prototype
> work/build-global/CSWcupsd.prototype:f none
> /etc/opt/csw/cups/cupsd.conf.CSW 0644 root bin
> work/build-global/prototype:f none /etc/opt/csw/cups/cupsd.conf.CSW
> 0644 root bin
> How to debug it?

   DEBUG_PACKAGING=1 gmake repackage
and see what is executed during prototype filtering.

Best regards

   -- Dago

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