Booting context

There is a "booting" context which is set during the boot process, until logins are enabled.

This can be used for any resource.

One useful use for this context is to signal that a particular RPM should be deleted, but only at boot time and not during the nightly run of updaterpms. For example, if you wish the package kile to be removed you would set the following resources :-

!profile.packages mADD(-kile-*-*)
!profile.packages mADD(+kile-*-*:i[!booting])


SL6 - The context is set by /usr/sbin/lcfginit (call of 'context booting=true') and cleared by a call of 'context booting=' in /etc/init/rc.conf

-- AlastairScobie - 08 Dec 2006

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