[issue715] suggested re-work of myconfig, GRMLCFG, config, debs and scripts

Michael Prokop bts at bts.grml.org
Wed Aug 5 11:21:58 CEST 2009

Michael Prokop <mika at grml.org> added the comment:

* Marc 'Zugschlus' Haber <bts at bts.grml.org> [20090805 08:54]:
> On Wed, Aug 05, 2009 at 02:13:56AM +0000, Michael Prokop wrote:

> > I plan to integrate your patches within the next few days. Are there any news 
> > from your side which I should take care of or are the patches in issue715 what 
> > you'd like to see in grml-autoconfig?

> I haven't worked on the issue after submitting the patch since I
> couldn't test, so yes, that's what I would like to see committed for
> testing. This is no way release quality at the moment, and I would be
> willing to test an individually made image in the case that you
> wouldn't want risk breaking the daily images.


> > BTW: We should bring http://git.grml.org/?p=grml-saveconfig.git;a=blob;f=grml-
> > config.txt;hb=HEAD up2date so it matches with the new myconfig layout. Any 
> > chance you could work on this?

> I will of course adapt the docs once the code has stabilized and the
> new behavior has proven to be correct.


> We should think, however, about the current users which have a
> slightly different behavior in the release version (and some features
> less). Do you have an idea how it would be feasible to have two
> versions of the file until the next release?

I'd suggest we just put it in the grml-testing repository so it
becomes part of daily builds. Users with harddisk installations
won't be affected at all and on the other suide it gives us a good
option to test the new version with different grml flavours.


assignedto: mika
files: 0001-re-work-of-debs-config-scripts-handling-according-to.patch, autoconfig.diff, autoconfig.functions.diff, grml-autoconfig.diff
messages: 2366, 2368, 2369, 2372, 2395, 2401, 2403
nosy: mika, zugschlus
priority: wish
status: chatting
title: suggested re-work of myconfig, GRMLCFG, config, debs and scripts
topic: release-stopper

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