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Re: Packaging cloud-initramfs-tools for different distros


Any comments?

> Hi,
> I'm in the process of building a cloud-initramfs-tools package for RHEL6
> (and later Fedora). At the moment I'm only interested in the growroot
> part of the package. Obviously, the growroot hook script is highly distro
> specific and makes assumptions about environment variables and such. It's
> close enough though that I can fudge it to work for RHEL but I was
> wondering how to go about that. Would it make sense to make the hook
> script distro agnostic and then add different wrappers for the different
> distros or add completely separate hook scripts altogether? That sounds
> like duplicated effort but might make the whole thing more maintainable.
> I don't have a lot of experience with packaging for different distros and
> what issues might arise so just wanted to throw it out and hear what
> people think.
> Thanks
> ...Juerg