Ticket #7708 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

xs-config - improve the configuration mechanism, fix updates

Reported by: martin.langhoff Owned by: martin.langhoff
Priority: normal Milestone: xs-0.4
Component: school server Version: not specified
Keywords: Cc: BryanBerry
Action Needed: never set Verified: no
Deployments affected: Blocked By:
Blocking: #7671


current xs-config uses a nasty symlink scheme to install its configuration. This breaks configs on rpm-driven updates, leading to major inconvenience to our early adopters.

See notes in #7671

Change History

Changed 6 years ago by martin.langhoff

  • status changed from new to assigned
  • milestone changed from Future Release to xs-0.4

This is well underway...

Changed 6 years ago by martin.langhoff

And we have updated packages for this. See the discussion in the ML and help test!

The new scheme to manage /etc is described in: http://dev.laptop.org/git?p=projects/xs-config;a=blob;f=README;h=8b3eef88c89b797a2a676708a213cbbbc71067a8;hb=HEAD

Changed 6 years ago by martin.langhoff

  • status changed from assigned to closed
  • resolution set to fixed

After much work and testing, looks done.

Probably the main "feature" in xs-0.4: a sane configuration scheme!

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