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From: Klavs Klavsen (kl_at_vsen.dk)
Date: Mon 14 Oct 2002 - 13:36:56 BST

On Sun, 13 Oct 2002 02:45:26 -0400
Cedric Veilleux <cedric_at_neopeak.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I know some work is being done to port utilities to debian. I am
> working on
> porting to Gentoo linux.
> The vunify, vfiles and vbuild utilities would have to, somehow,
> determine
> which kind of vservers they are dealing with. This also applies to
> vrpm, although this one would ideally have to be renamed to avoid
> confusion. There are several solutions:
> 1- Additional --pkgtype option. Values would be rpm, deb or gentoo.
> Defaults to rpm.
> 2- New configuration option. For each vserver, a DISTRIBUTION variable
> could be added to the config file of each vserver.
I like this idea best - especially if one added a test (option 3-so it
could auto-configure) for what distro it was.

> 3- Guessing. The utilities could look at the files inside the vserver
> and guess the distro used.
> Any other suggestions? What would be the best?

I was thinking you could use epm (the gentoo rpm equivalent - except it
doesn't have --verify) - this way it would be the exact same options as
for RedHat.

What do you think?

Klavs Klavsen

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