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[leafnode-list] Re: leafnode 2: "make update" -> "Can't open?groupinfo.old!"



On 2009-04-06, Matthias Andree wrote:

> Am 06.04.2009, 22:50 Uhr, schrieb Adam Funk <a24061@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>
>> I think the problem is a combination of the Makefile's update target:
>>
>> update:
>>         @./update.sh $(SPOOLDIR) $(sysconfdir)  
>> $(SPOOLDIR)/leaf.node/lock.file $(RUNAS_USER) $(RUNAS_GROUP)
>>
>> and the update.sh script, which refers sometimes to  
>> "${SPOOLDIR}/leaf.node/groupinfo"
>> and sometimes to "${LIBDIR}/groupinfo"; I'm still trying to digest it,  
>> but I think
>> I can just manually run update.sh with the right parameters.
>
> $LIBDIR/groupinfo is apparently the location before leafnode-1.6, and  
> that's way old. I wonder if keeping all this "make update" in leafnode 1  
> is worthwhile, but then again I promised compatibility, so I cannot  
> deliberately removed this.

You're right: "make update" is not needed to upgrade from 1.11.7 to 2
(I was just following "3.3 Update from versions < 1.9.3" of the
README).

> groupinfo isn't that precious anyways, leafnode 2 is pretty good at  
> recovering it. Run texpire -r, run fetchnews -f, and move on.

Success!  Thanks.

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