Re: Update on the progress of slew development

From: Casper Ti. Vector <>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:25:30 +0800

On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 08:42:39PM +0800, Casper Ti. Vector wrote:
> * The most important ancillary files are preprocessing passes like
> `misc/openvpn/70-openvpn.rc', which should of course be installed into
> /etc/slew/lib/prep. They are not directly put into `lib/prep' because
> unlike extra service definitions in `base', extra preprocessing passes
> results in actual overhead when `lib/prep.rc' is run. (The user can
> disable preprocessing passes by removing the `x' bit from the
> corresponding files, cf. `lib/prep.rc').

A more important reason for not directly putting extra preprocessing
passes into `lib/prep': although I have always been carefully preventing
these passes from conflicting with each other, I cannot be sure that
conflicts would always be avoidable, especially with certain distro
packages that are mutually exclusive.

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