[csw-pkgsubmissions] alternatives IRC

Philip Brown phil at opencsw.org
Thu Feb 18 18:09:41 CET 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 5:49 AM, Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
> Ah, I see. Ok, the classaction scripts have been adjusted to now use
>  /etc/opt/csw/preserve/<pkg>/alternatives/<linkgroup>
> to preserve manual selection state

great. I think i'll try to release it today

>. I used $PKG for this, there seems
> however to be another variable $PKGINST defined which may or may not
> better be used, maybe someone can enlighten me of the difference?

going from memory, PKGINST might be the system-specific instance.

eg: for packages that support multiple instances, it might be


But given that we dont support that sort of thing, seems  like you
using plain $PKG is the right thing to do.

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