[wpkg-users] Disable FBWF before installing software

Stefan Pendl stefan.pendl.71 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 17:52:35 CET 2012

Am 14.11.2012 08:40, schrieb heiko.helmle at horiba.com:
>  > You can momentarily disable the FBWF to install programs and make
>  > other changes to the system but it requires a reboot.
>  > So : Disable FBWF > Reboot > Install Software > Enable FBWF > Reboot
>  > So I have used WPKG-GP successfully to install some basic software
>  > (Flash Player and what not) after disabling FBWF but would there be
>  > a way to have WPKG disable the FBWF if software has to be installed,
>  > reboot, proceed to the install and then re-enable it afterwards (and
>  > reboot) without going in a reboot cycle ?
>  >
> I guess the following might work:
> to disable before installation:
> (this would have to go in every package unfortunately)
> <install cmd='disable FBWF'>
>          <condition>
>        <check if FBWF is on/>
>          </condition>
>          <exit code='successfully disable code' reboot='true'/>
> </install>
> this will disable FBWF only if not already disabled and force an
> immediate reboot without marking the package as installed - on the next
> boot would skip this part and go on installing the package
> to enable after installation:
> have a package with priority 0 (so it installs last) and
> execute="changed" attributes. This means this package will only install
> if some other package hat a state change (install/upgrade/remove).
> Enable FBWF there.

How about disabling FBWF with a package of priority 9999 using 
execute="always" and enabling it with a package of priority 0 also using 
execute="always", so you won't have to implement this in each and every 

Stefan P.

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