[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Bacula Bat changes

Silver Salonen silver.salonen at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 08:35:07 PST 2009

On Tuesday 20 January 2009 17:46:17 Kris Moore wrote:
> Silver Salonen wrote:
> > On Monday 19 January 2009 22:30:37 Kris Moore wrote:
> >> Silver Salonen wrote:
> >>> On Monday 19 January 2009 21:52:47 Kris Moore wrote:
> >>>> Great! Glad to hear it. let me know if you run across other PBI's which 
> >>>> have this issue. Also, did you see I made some mods to bacula-bat PBI? 
> >>>> It includes the kmdr-executor binary now, so you don't need to ask the 
> >>>> user to install it.
> >>> Oh, no, I didn't know that. But it sounds just great! To my mind 
> >>> kmdr-executor was so much trouble that I had lost all hope to do it. 
> >>> check SVN and test it then :)
> >>>
> >> Great! I've got a new version of the PBI builder which the changes 
> >> require, you can grab it here:
> >>
> >> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/pbi-builder/pbibuild-x86-pcbsd7-2.0.tbz
> >>
> >> You'll need to install it first, before re-building the module as it 
> >> sits in SVN.
> >>
> >> Basically, what it changes, is that ports are compiled with a custom 
> >> LOCALBASE set to /Programs/<PBIName> + <PBI Ver>
> >>
> >> This means you can include binaries / libs which may have caused compat 
> >> problems with the desktop previously, such as kmdr-executor, since it 
> >> will look in /Programs/<dir> for its internal data files now.
> >>
> >> This pbi builder is pretty stable, I plan on releasing it in the next 
> >> week or so, just still putting it through the paces internally here :)
> > 
> > Hello.
> > 
> > I thought I'd create a separate thread for that ;)
> > 
> > A few questions about your changes not concerning including kmdr-executor.
> > 
> > 1) PBI.SetupScript.sh and PBI.RemoveScript.sh - I see you deleted parts 
> > I used to put man, conf and pixmaps under /usr/local. The question is 
why.. My 
> > point in doing that was that locations of these files remain the same (ie. 
> > updated too) when PBI is updated. Ie. I've put BaculaBat on my desktop, 
> > when PBI is upgraded, location of pixmaps is changed, so I have to go and 
> > the icon from new location.
> > Also, currently I can't see "man bat", because manual page is not 
installed - 
> > wasn't this a requirement for PBIs? Even if it's not a requirement, why 
not to 
> > do it?
> We're in the process of moving all PBI related install files out of 
> /usr/local if possible, and instead into /Programs/
> This is being done ahead of PC-BSD 7.1, in which /usr/local will ship 
> empty, and the user will be able to install their own ports tree without 
> it conflicting with PC-BSD related ports / PBIs. (The PC-BSD install 
> will be done in /PCBSD/local now)
> In the case of your man pages, since /Programs/bin is in the users PATH 
> variable, then you should be able to just do a mkdir /Programs/man (if 
> it doesn't exist, it will on 7.1 by default), and install any man pages 
> into there. This will keep things nice and tidy for the user :)

Thanks for clearing that up.
What about pixmaps and sample config (ie. etc/)? Will there be folders for 
these too? If so, we could change BaculaBat to install/link things in new 
places, couldn't we?

> > 2) copy-files - you changed: /usr/local/sbin/bat -> "/usr/local/sbin/b* 
> > and "/usr/local/sbin/*bacula* bin/". I guess you wanted to make PBI more 
> > universal by that (in case anything is changed in Bacula Bat package or 
> > but point is that my scripts used for launching Bat are dependent on "bat" 
> > binary anyway, so there has to be some intervention in case binary change 
> > anyway. So.. is this really needed?
> This may have not been needed, I was just trying to ensure that all bat 
> / bacula files got copied over, but you can feel free to modify those as 
> you see fit to clean them up further :)

OK, I just like to be very optimal, ie. to install only things that are sure 
to be needed. I think I'd change it back..


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