[packages/filesystem] - can't use any non-root groups in this package and not depend on setup package, do similar workardo

Jeffrey Johnson n3npq at me.com
Thu Nov 1 21:22:28 CET 2012

On Nov 1, 2012, at 4:16 PM, Tomasz Pala wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 22:02:35 +0200, Elan Ruusamäe wrote:
>>> The original intent was setup was first pkg installed with /etc/passwd, and filesystem (or FHS or ?)
>>> carried a prerequisite (which is Requires: in modern RPM).
>> that's the thing, currently FHS (or filesystem) needs to be installed 
>> before setup package, due /etc dir-dependency :)
> PLD-like solution follows:
> 1. FHS-etc.rpm carrying /etc directory only
> 2. setup-passwd.rpm carrying /etc/passwd with R: FHS-etc
> 3. FHS.rpm carrying the rest of FHS with R: setup-passwd
> 4. setup.rpm containing the rest of current setup package, R: FHS (no changes here).
> Chicken-egg problem solved! Thanks again, sub packages!

Well yes, that's a solution too.

Lots of teensy packages with single directory/file
just to satisfy dependencies has its own complexity costs.
73 de Jeff

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