Bug 10567 - Upgrade RH6.1 => RH6.2 overwrites /etc/ppp/ip-up.local
Summary: Upgrade RH6.1 => RH6.2 overwrites /etc/ppp/ip-up.local
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: isdn-config   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Florian La Roche
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: 10563 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2000-04-03 21:38 UTC by Gustav Schaffter
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-16 08:14:32 UTC
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Description Gustav Schaffter 2000-04-03 21:38:51 UTC
In RH6.0 and RH6.1 there was no /etc/ppp/ip-up.local provided. In the
/etc/ppp/ip-up script, there is a test to see if the file
/etc/ppp/ip-up.local exists and if it's executable. If so the file is

In the ip-up file there is a comment stating (and I quote):
"This file should not be modified -- make local changes to
/etc/ppp/ip-up.local instead"

The upgrade from RH6.1 to RH6.2 overwrote my ip-up.local with a script
file containing code to save resolv.conf if the interface is ippp

It also created an unexpected file /etc/ppp/ip-down.local


Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-04-03 22:04:59 UTC
*** Bug 10563 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Gustav Schaffter 2000-04-04 07:53:59 UTC

I had the following (very reasonable) comment from Gordon Messmer

Since you've already submitted a bug report, perhaps you can modify it
with the suggestion that the isdn-config package create the files:
rather than

then, modifiy the ip-up and ip-down scripts to test for the presence of
those two files.  they already test for ip-up.local and ip-up.heart (and
of course, ip-down.local and ip-down.heart).  Adding another check would
be simple.

Or... they could get jiggy and create /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ and run all of
the scripts in there!!  :)

Makes sense, IMO.

Comment 3 Florian La Roche 2000-05-16 08:14:59 UTC
resolved in newest package within the rawhide release

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