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Re: buggy checkout

From: Michael P. Soulier <msoulier_at_digitaltorque.ca>
Date: 2004-06-09 05:30:58 CEST

On 08/06/04 Joe Orton said:

> Well, think about it: it would require doing things like a "find /" to
> find all the repositories, and stopping any svnserves or httpds which
> are using them before doing a dump/load on each, then starting the
> daemons again. All from a %post script: not clever, indeed.

A typical Debianism once painted into a corner like this would be to
supply a tool to migrate the repositories, and merely notify the users
of them during the upgrade via a post script. I've been bitten by such
things occasionally when they were very unexpected, but typically they
are a great help.

Mike

-- 
Michael P. Soulier <msoulier@digitaltorque.ca>
The major advances in civilization are processes that all but wreck the
societies in which they occur.
-- Albert North Whitehead

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