[ovs-dev] [PATCH 2/2] xenserver: Don't install xsconsole plugin as symlink

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Apr 6 03:43:49 UTC 2010

On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 08:36:42PM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
> On an upgrade, the Citrix packaging would attempt to cleanup files that were
> in its packaging, but not in the upgraded package.  Since it didn't know
> that we had replaced their plugin with our symlink, it would destroy our
> symlink.

Did the Citrix packaging really do this (I mean, is it really in an RPM
scriptlet?), or was did RPM just do it as a side effect of how it
manages upgrades?

> This commit just places the plugin directly into the
> /usr/lib/xsconsole/plugins-base directory, which allows us to seamlessly
> upgrade to newer Open vSwitch versions.

I guess you must have run this through the Nicira-internal autobuilder?
It always finds packaging bugs for me whenever I accumulate enough
hubris to push a change without checking it there first.

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