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Bug 103359 - RPM update overwrites %{_libdir}/sasl/smtpd.conf
RPM update overwrites %{_libdir}/sasl/smtpd.conf
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: postfix (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: John Dennis
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Reported: 2003-08-29 06:36 EDT by Peter Bieringer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-09-09 10:27:51 EDT
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Description Peter Bieringer 2003-08-29 06:36:11 EDT
Description of problem:
A bug in spec file makes admins unhappy after updating postfix in cases they
changed the default sasl SMTP configuration and don't realize fast enough that
config was overwritten by update.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Change settings in %{_libdir}/sasl/smtpd.conf
2. Update postfix
3. Check content of %{_libdir}/sasl/smtpd.conf

Actual Results:  Reset to default by overwriting file

Expected Results:  File will be kept

Additional info:


$ diff -u postfix-1.1.12-1.spec.orig postfix-1.1.12-1.spec
--- postfix-1.1.12-1.spec.orig  2003-08-29 12:28:00.000000000 +0200
+++ postfix-1.1.12-1.spec       2003-08-29 12:28:37.000000000 +0200
@@ -468,7 +468,7 @@
 %doc samples

+%config(noreplace) %{_libdir}/sasl/smtpd.conf

 %dir %attr(0755, root, root) %verify(not md5 size mtime) %{_libexecdir}/postfix
Comment 1 John Dennis 2003-09-09 10:27:51 EDT
Thank you for reporting this. It has already been fixed in the current rpm which
is 2.0.11-5.

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