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Re: DPKGPackageCheck() implementation.


From: Dylan Vaughn
Subject: Re: DPKGPackageCheck() implementation.
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 17:51:51 -0700

I haven't put this code through a lot of scenarios (just the basic
install or uninstall based on version numbers of the packages), but I
want to see it get into the cfengine source so I'll try to break it and
let you all know!

Cheers, 

Dylan

On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 13:15, address@hidden wrote:
> Don't forget to let me know when it's ready to be included
> in cfengine source!
> 
> M
> 
> On 14 Apr, Dylan Vaughn wrote:
> > Hello Morten - 
> > 
> > I've been using this to help manage my debian packages as shown in your
> > examples for a couple of weeks now and its been working great!  I'm
> > running it on sarge with no problems. 
> > 
> > Thanks for the patch...
> > 
> > Dylan
> > 
> > On Tue, 2004-03-09 at 11:18, Morten Werner Olsen wrote:
> >> Hello!
> >> 
> >> I'm working on a project for sentralizing configuration management of
> >> servers localized on different (physical) networks, and I'm sure this
> >> isn't my last post to this mailinglist. We are using Debian GNU/Linux
> >> as the platform, and try to use the superb APT- and Debconf-utilities
> >> as much as possible for software installation and preconfiguration. :)
> >> 
> >> Cfengine was choosen as the configuration management tool, and one of
> >> the first things I missed when using APT from Cfengine, was package
> >> support for DPKG (this is already implemented for RPM). I have made a
> >> draft implementation [1] of the function DPKGPackageCheck() in
> >> src/package.c based on the already existing RPMPackageCheck().
> >> 
> >> I've also built a Debian package [2] for Woody with this patch (based
> >> on the very good Cfengine2 package in Debian unstable).
> >> 
> >> The implementation is using APT in addition to DPKG, but as they both
> >> provide functionality to handle DEB-packages, I found that ok.
> >> 
> >> An example on how I use the DPKG package support with the bind9
> >> package, is available here [3].
> >> 
> >> What I want is that interested people could help me test and improve
> >> this implementation, so that Mark maybe includes it in future releases
> >> of Cfengine.
> >> 
> >> Comments?
> >> 
> >> 
> >> - Werner
> >> 
> >> [1] http://werner.nvg.org/src/cfengine_dpkg.diff
> >> [2] http://werner.nvg.org/src/cfengine2_2.0.9+2.1.0b5-1.uninett.2_i386.deb
> >> [2] http://werner.nvg.org/src/cf.bind9
> >> 
> >> 
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