Gentoo Archives: gentoo-releng

From: Brad House <brad_mssw@g.o>
To: Martin Schlemmer <azarah@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-releng@l.g.o, John Davis <zhen@g.o>, Brad House <brad_mssw@g.o>, Gentoo-Base-System <base-system@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-releng] Re: baselayout changes for livecds
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2004 16:42:19
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-releng] Re: baselayout changes for livecds by Martin Schlemmer
yes that would work, but drobbins already expressed a concern with
USE=livecd   Since we base our livecds off of a stage3 which would
NOT have USE=livecd, we have to reemerge baselayout.  I don't believe
catalyst is capable of reemerging the same package that already exists
on the system without hacking it up some, so the easier way around would
be to make everyone bump the baselayout -rN and resnap the portage tree
and make it depend on that version of baselayout.  Just another
step which the whole point to catalyst was to have everything in portage
and easy to use so general users could create their own livecds with
their own apps, etc.
It is a solution, just not the best at this point :/
I still don't see the security concern though, but perhaps I'm
thick headed.

> Ok, what about catalist install its own version of > for the moment, with the ebuild only when USE=livecd. We then change > the bit for sourcing in /sbin/rc to: > > -- > --- rc-scripts- 2003-12-25 19:25:24.000000000 > -0500 > +++ rc-scripts- 2004-01-16 23:10:40.880824792 > -0500 > @@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ > > trap ":" INT QUIT TSTP > source /sbin/ > +[ -f /sbin/ ] && source /sbin/ > umask 022 > > try() { > @@ -163,6 +164,11 @@ > -- > > Meaning any of the livecd changes will _only_ be available on a livecd, > which cuts the uneeded overhead, and settles Paul's concerns? When > USE=livecd then propagated, catalyst can then stop installing its own > version ... > > > -- > Martin Schlemmer > -- > > Martin Schlemmer > Gentoo Linux Developer, Desktop/System Team Developer > Cape Town, South Africa > > >
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Re: [gentoo-releng] Re: baselayout changes for livecds Martin Schlemmer <azarah@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-releng] Re: baselayout changes for livecds Martin Schlemmer <azarah@g.o>