localpkg script changes

Cyrille Lefevre clefevre-lists at 9online.fr
Mon Jul 19 15:10:45 PDT 2004

"Oliver Eikemeier" <eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com> wrote:
> Mike Makonnen wrote:
> > It's not as simple as that. Besides the security implications there are 
> > also
> > many possible corner cases. To name just a couple: diskless, / (root 
> > partition),
> > /usr/local, /usr/X11R6 on different partitions or even mounted 
> > remotely, etc...
> I can't see any security implications here, and when you manage to get 
> things working diskless, I can't see any problems when /usr/local and 
> /usr/X11R6 are on different partitions... Could you just name some 
> *real* problems instead of just stating that it is `difficult', so that 
> we can start to work on them?

I suppose that if you want to mix /etc/rc.d and /usr/local/etc/rc.d startup
files, you can't since /usr/local/etc/rc.d may not be accessible at the time
where rcorder is executed since /usr/local will be mounted after.

Cyrille Lefevre.
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