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Re: [libvirt] daemon: Install libvirtd under 'bin' not 'sbin'



On Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 11:42:53AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 06/07/2012 11:13 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> > On 06/07/2012 07:31 AM, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
> >> From: "Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)" <zeeshanak gnome org>
> >>
> >> This binary is not admin-only at all and launching it as normal user is
> >> a supported use case: session.
> > 
> > The idea makes sense to me, but as the other followups mentioned, you'll
> > need a v2 that scrubs the rest of the source to find it in the correct
> > locations before we can apply it.  Not mentioned so far is that
> > libvirt.spec.in will need modification, as will daemon/libvirtd.service.in.
> 
> Oh, and if it isn't clear, the spec changes must be such that F17 and
> RHEL 6 still install to /sbin, leaving only F18 and RHEL 7 as the first
> releases that could support /bin (this probably means manually moving
> things around according to conditionals).  Probably means you also have
> your work cut out for './autogen.sh --system' doing the right thing
> across platforms.

Having to maintain two different install locations, means the move to
/usr/bin is just going to cause us pain for no real gain, further
suggesting we just don't do this.

Daniel
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