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Yes, a generic INSTALL_PROTECT sounds good. I'd vote for that :)
It should be used at the final merge stage and not before.
For performance reasons it could be also used at the untar stage
when using .tbz2 packages (with --exclude=FILE).
On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 01:08:13AM +0200, Spider wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 23:34:10 +0200
> bkhl@... (Björn Lindström) wrote:
> > And why couldn't those lines check the INSTALL_PROTECT (if that's what
> > we'll call it) variable? Including the non-installed files in binary
> > packages would work doesn't really have anything to do with whether
> > this is implemented as a FEATURE flag or a separate variable.
> True, and then we could do some interesting default masking, like
> walling off /usr/local per default...
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