[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] PBI packages: avahi-app, dbus

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Jan 24 08:01:37 PST 2012

On 01/24/2012 08:51, Ken Moore wrote:
> On 01/23/2012 20:31, Andriy Bakay wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Here is the PBI modules for 'avahi-app' and 'dbus' ports.
>> Kris and Ken, do you have any plans to provide some standard
>> way/scripts to add users/groups for application during/after PBI
>> module installation? Kind of same functionality which is provided by
>> FreeBSD Ports system. Or maybe such way/scripts already exists? I
>> just wrote my custom post install scripts for now, but that post
>> install operation is very common.
>> Thanks,
>> Andriy
> I just added these modules to the build server. Thanks for sending
> them in!
> We currently to not have any automated/standard way of adding
> users/groups for PBI installations. They way you did it is almost
> exactly they way that we handle adding them as well (I always use our
> virtualbox-ose post-install script as an example), so no worries about
> how you got it working.
> Perhaps in the future we could create some generic group/user add
> script for the PBI process and put a couple more flags in the pbi.conf
> file to list the users/groups to add.
> (Example: PBI_ADDUSER="(username)" and PBI_ADDGROUP="(groupname)"  )
> Thanks for the suggestion!

Out of curiosity, why would you want a dbus PBI? It's included in the
base system, and you can't run two daemons of it simultaneously, that
will cause all kinds of fun crashes on your system :)

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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