[Chandler-dev] Improving the migration experience
bear at code-bear.com
Fri Oct 19 17:02:05 PDT 2007
Heikki Toivonen wrote:
> bear wrote:
>> actually the package systems allow for pre and post install steps where
>> we can run export routines (in the pre) and then run import routines in
>> the post install.
> Yes, but that means needing to scan the disk to find the repositories.
> Devious users can place the repositories *anywhere*.
not if they use the official package manager to install - both debian
and ubuntu have set locations for user related content managed by apps.
and if a user has mucked about with it, then the check will find nothing
and they will be hosed like any power-user mucking about with a system :)
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