Generating in debian/rules, maybe?

paddy at paddy at
Fri May 11 09:15:32 UTC 2007

On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 11:53:32PM +0200, Erich Schubert wrote:
> Hi,
> >just a thought: Instead of setting up some install-time mechanism on the
> >user's machine that creates the various init script files from our
> >meta-init-information, why not do it at build time?
> Because we'd need to rebuild some thousand packages whenever we add a
> new init system then.

which happens how often ?

but what it does mean, is that bug fixes to this new system would have
to propagate through builds of thousands of packages, and that would
be a very unfortunate thing to wish on a new system.


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