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From: zimoun <zimon.toutoune@gmail.com>
To: "Ludovic Courtès" <ludo@gnu.org>
Cc: Tobias Geerinckx-Rice <me@tobias.gr>, 43769@debbugs.gnu.org
Subject: [bug#43769] [PATCH v2 2/2] guix-install.sh: Check the service 'nscd' and suggest it.
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2020 11:19:28 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJ3okZ3eDidZ_MUCa0DX5xPRYGc9QFhuFpxJhnnyqmP8QURhVA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87lfgl5c3f.fsf@gnu.org>

On Mon, 5 Oct 2020 at 10:08, Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org> wrote:
> Tobias Geerinckx-Rice <me@tobias.gr> skribis:
>
> > zimoun 写道:
> >> * etc/guix-install.sh (chk_sys_nscd): New function to check if the
> >> service
> >> 'nscd is running, otherwise suggest to install distribution-wide.
> >
> > If we must have a new interactive prompt in this series, this seems
> > like the better place: we know enough about the host (init) system to
> > auto-enable nscd on most of them, if the user so wishes.
>
> In practice, you enable nscd by running ‘apt install nscd’ or similar,
> and I think we cannot guess what the right command is.  WDYT?

Yeah, I have tried in an unsent yet v3 to ask and then try to start
the service depending on the init system if nscd is not running.  And
if it fails, ask to install it.  That's the best we can do, IMHO.
Maybe it is over engineering and a simple INFO/WARN is enough.  WDYT?

All the best,
simon




  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-05  9:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-02 17:35 [bug#43769] [PATCH 0/2] guix-install.sh: Minor first user-experience tweaks zimoun
2020-10-02 17:40 ` [bug#43769] [PATCH 1/2] guix-install.sh: Add symbolic links for supported shell completions zimoun
2020-10-02 17:42 ` [bug#43769] [PATCH 2/2] guix-install.sh: Check the daemon 'nscd' and suggest it zimoun
2020-10-03 18:44 ` [bug#43769] [PATCH v2 1/2] guix-install.sh: Add symbolic links for supported shell completions zimoun
2020-10-03 18:44   ` [bug#43769] [PATCH v2 2/2] guix-install.sh: Check the service 'nscd' and suggest it zimoun
2020-10-03 19:14     ` Tobias Geerinckx-Rice via Guix-patches via
2020-10-05  8:08       ` Ludovic Courtès
2020-10-05  9:19         ` zimoun [this message]
2020-10-05 12:28         ` Tobias Geerinckx-Rice via Guix-patches via
2020-10-13 16:45           ` zimoun
2020-10-03 19:11   ` [bug#43769] [PATCH v2 1/2] guix-install.sh: Add symbolic links for supported shell completions Tobias Geerinckx-Rice via Guix-patches via
2020-10-05  8:09     ` Ludovic Courtès
2020-10-05  9:23       ` zimoun
2020-10-05 12:02         ` Ludovic Courtès
2020-10-13 17:12 ` [bug#43769] [PATCH v3 2/2] guix-install.sh: Check the service 'nscd' and suggest it zimoun
2020-10-13 17:12   ` [bug#43769] [PATCH v3 1/2] guix-install.sh: Add symbolic links for supported shell completions zimoun
2020-10-16  9:39   ` bug#43769: [PATCH v3 2/2] guix-install.sh: Check the service 'nscd' and suggest it Ludovic Courtès

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