[Bug: 21.4.15] PUI problems
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Sun Feb 15 21:30:33 EST 2004
>>>>> "SY" == Steve Youngs <sryoungs at bigpond.net.au> writes:
SY> The code is working as I intended. What I was trying to
SY> prevent is the situation where someone is running "in-place".
SY> In that situation as soon as you update your packages via PUI
SY> your `cvs up's will be borked.
Can't PUI just check for the existence of CVS directories, and require
confirmation if they are present?
SY> What I'm thinking is that I'll default the package-index
SY> location to a system wide place if the UID is 0 (zero),
Why not default to the system-wide location if file-writable-p? That
fixes the case for single-user systems, too (modulo the Windows bug
where many people expect the read-only bit to be "advisory").
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