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[DragonFlyBSD - Bug #2527] Re: git: build: implement automatic world backups

From: "Antonio M. Huete Jimenez via Redmine" <bugtracker-admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 04:50:48 -0700

Issue #2527 has been updated by tuxillo.


The comment about the NFS users "those that use NFS could define it anyway they think works" seems a way of avoiding or bypassing the problem. In my opinion you cannot propose different setup just to leave an issue unhandled.

I also think this should be "off" by default with an "on" switch.

Best regards,
Antonio Huete

Bug #2527: Re: git: build: implement automatic world backups

Author: c.turner1
Status: In Progress
Priority: Normal
Target version: 

On 02/17/13 14:43, John Marino wrote:

>      Additionally, every time the "installworld" target is executed, the same
>      directories will be automatically backed up at the location of
>      ${MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX}/world_backup .  These directories could be restored
>      with the new make target "restoreworld-auto".

Bug: This breaks on NFS object trees as the copy tries to set flags,
which can't be done over NFS


1) getting an 'off button' back for this would be swell
2) build(7) should probably be updated with whatever the final result is.

personally, I'd prefer this was optional behavior with an 'on' switch,
(e.g. it seems sort of like a 'developer setting' like CFLAGS, etc)

but, that's me.

sorry to back seat drive with no attched patch - lifes a bit hectic ATM.


- Chris

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