[Pkg-libvirt-maintainers] Bug#679074: Bug#679074: Please separate the init scripts for a system-wide libvirtd from the binaries usable for a per-user libvirtd
josh at joshtriplett.org
Sun Jul 1 17:44:06 UTC 2012
On Sun, Jul 01, 2012 at 07:06:55PM +0200, Guido Günther wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 11:40:33AM +0200, Guido Günther wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 12:32:32AM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > > I don't know if the GNOME team plans to ship 3.4 in wheezy. If they do,
> > > which seems likely to me given their upload to unstable rather than
> > > experimental, then at least the split of the init scripts needs to
> > > happen before wheezy.
> > >
> > > Would you consider making an upload in the near future that just splits
> > > off the configuration files (and /lib/systemd/system if you ship a
> > > service file) into a separate package? The larger reorganization could
> > > then wait until post-wheezy.
> > >
> > > (Suggestion: leave libvirt-bin as the package with the binaries, and
> > > call the new package libvirt-daemon-config .)
> > The config split is the harder part (moving around config files,
> > renaming them, etc). Splitting out the hypervisor modules is the easy.
> > It's more a matter of time on my side at the moment. But I'll try to
> > start work on this for 0.9.13-rc2.
> I started looking into this and the split really makes sense since it
> avoids pulling in lots of unneeded stuff.
Once you get the split package prepared and uploaded, would you consider
requesting a freeze exception for it?
- Josh Triplett
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