[rt-devel] A couple quick questions

Jesse jesse at fsck.com
Thu Apr 13 14:48:57 EDT 2000

The problem with making these scrips interactive is that it breaks a number
of packaging systems. The default behaviour should be non-interactive and
fully functional.

On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 11:45:13AM -0700, Dylan Vanderhoof wrote:
> Agreed, and I don't think it makes sense to add DB specific options into the
> Makefile, which is why I suggested having the initdb.DB2 be an interactive
> script.  There are a lot of other config options that will need to be pulled
> in as well, so it would probably be relativly easy to have the script
> provide these options.  I don't want it all in makefile, as that would
> needlessly confuse things for, say, the people who were installing RT on
> MySQL.  

That's a documentation issue that we can easily take care of.  

> As long as an instance exists, the script could create the DB.  I think that
> the scipt should create the tables, of course, but creating the tablespaces
> and database will most likely be done by the DBA/whoever is installing RT.
> Thanks for the suggestions however, I think I know where I need to start
> heading with the install portion of it.
> Thanks,
> Dylan
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jmr at ncct.sps.mot.com [mailto:jmr at ncct.sps.mot.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 11:36 AM
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> Cc: jmr at ncct.sps.mot.com; Dylan Vanderhoof; 'rt-devel at lists.fsck.com'
> Subject: Re: [rt-devel] A couple quick questions 
> jesse> DB_DB2_AUTOINIT_TABLES = "Yes"
> Remember this is a generic thing; it also applies to postgresql, etc...
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