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From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: renaming "rc" binary in OpenRC
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:50:29
Message-Id: 20131211225019.GB30501@linux1
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: renaming "rc" binary in OpenRC by Markos Chandras
1 On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 09:09:16PM +0000, Markos Chandras wrote:
2 > If that's the case then I see no reason to go through the migration path
3 > for users :) The symlink thing can be done immediately.
4 > I am wondering, wouldn't Debian be able to rename "rc" to "openrc" in
5 > their openrc package just before merging it to the read filesystem (I
6 > assume Debian also builds and installs in sandbox first?)? In this case
7 > we will not have to touch openrc (or the ebuild) at all.
9 No, because of the symlinks that we point to it. Remember that rc is a
10 multi-call binary. for example, all of the symlinks in /lib*/rc/bin will
11 have to be adjusted.
13 William


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