Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:07:13 +0400 From: gremlin@...mlin.ru To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: recent updates On 12-Jul-2014 21:52:49 +0400, (GalaxyMaster) wrote: >> Most of `make installworld` issues are easily fixed by splitting >> the installorder.conf lines. Some lines fail, but they are likely >> to succeed on a next iteration. > Well, I'm solving it a bit differently :). I usually just do > something like 'rpm -Uvh --root /owl *.rpm' and save the output > of the installation -- RPM resolves all dependencies and re-orders > the packages to meet the dependency tree. Then it's just a matter > of following that order and it's quite clear where a new package > or a new dependency should go. Another option (for upgrade): `rpm -Fvh --aid --root /owl *.rpm` However, sometimes that may fail... > Frankly, I still fail to understand why we are doing it manually > instead of relying on RPM's dependency solver. Personally, I'm > not using 'make installworld' at all: I have lists of packages > I use for a specific usage scenario and install them using just > one transaction. It's quick, resolves dependencies, and is nice > looking. :). I do almost the same, but, as I have lots of modern hardware, I have to rebuild almost everything, starting with kernel 2.6.32... Well, it's still the Owl, but heavily plucked one :-) >> Should I step in to do that, or you'd like to do that yourself? > The primary issue was the extraction of the new RPM out of the > installation media. I've just committed my version of it (I'm > not happy about the way I did it, but it works). Ok. I'll try to rebuild everything from the CVS and publish here my suggestions for modifying installorder.conf > I guess we need to drop all legacy stuff from installworld.sh now. s/drop/try dropping/ :-) -- Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin <gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru> GPG: 8832FE9FA791F7968AC96E4E909DAC45EF3B1FA8 @ hkp://keys.gnupg.net
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