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Re: cronopete PPA
> It works quite fine, but I still want to add some changes, like trigger
> a notify-reboot after installing. I tried to do it by calling
> /usr/share/update-notifier/notify-reboot-required from postinst script,
> but didn't work. Can someone help me with it?
As far as I can tell from the code, just running it from the postinst
should be sufficient.
> By the way, I also want to discuss possible changes to adapt it more to
> the Elementary philosophy. Example: if it's still unconfigured, should
> it detect each time a new external drive is connected and offer to use
> it as backup drive?
Good question; perhaps that can be made an option in the dialog that pops
up on connecting removable media. I believe designers will take care of
this as soon as Luna is out of the door. Right now they're preoccupied with
the upcoming OS release.
By the way, is there an option to use btrfs or nilfs2 snapshots for storing
revision data? Snapshots in btrfs are atomic and that seemed kinda
promising for a time machine backend when I drafted
Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
OS architect @ elementary