3.2 upgrade: pkgadd and directory symlinks

Daniel Kruszyna dan at krue.net
Sun Feb 28 04:26:16 UTC 2016


Erich Eckner <crux at eckner.net> wrote:
> On 26.01.2016 03:19, Daniel Kruszyna wrote:
> > I recently upgraded to 3.2. Some of my top-level directories are
> > symlinks. The upgrade process replaced the symlinks with actual
> > directories.  Is there a way to configure pkgadd to ignore certain
> > directories? I put the following in my /etc/pkgadd.conf before the
> > upgrade:
> > 
> > UPGRADE   ^boot$   NO
> > UPGRADE   ^home$   NO
> > 
> > Is that syntax correct?
> 
> in principle, I would think your syntax is correct, but maybe a "/" at
> the end is missing. At least there's a slash in the .footprint files.

I upgraded another machine and tried adding a slash. Unfortunately, the
symlinks are still replaced with directories.

-- Daniel




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