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Re: [linux-lvm] Debian packaging



On Thu, Dec 21, 2000 at 08:53:29AM +1100, Russell Coker wrote:
> > > Think PATH - this is really easy, and shells already support it.  No more
> > > work to be done, and it's not ugly.  The IOP version will probably never
> > > change within a boot (unless LVM is a module and it gets upgraded without
> > > upgrading the kernel - unlikely).
> >
> > Shouldnt the debian alternatives mechanism (see "man 8
> > update-alternatives") be most appropriate for this task?
> 
> Update-alternatives doesn't work when the file-system in question is mounted 
> read-only.  Also it's not really designed to be run at every boot.
> 
> PATH is a bad idea IMHO.  It is set in too many places and has too many 
> possibilities to be stuffed up.

Doesn't the liblvm.so versioning in the cvs code take care of this problem?

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