Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 117615
Mailman overwrites customized templates on upgrade
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:37 EST
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Description of problem:
After upgrading mailman, customized templates have been overwritten
with default templates. The originals were not saved in .rpmsave
files. Preferably, the replacement templates should be in .rpmnew
files and the modified templates unaltered.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.Modify a template (masthead.txt, for example)
Actual Results: Customized templates destroyed.
Expected Results: .rpmnew files created for modified templates.
The problem is that with automatic maintenance, the files are
destroyed before a change may be noticed. As a result, mailman can
send out incorrect (or undesired) information before the problem can
Thank you for your bug report. This has been fixed in mailman-2.1.5-15
which is slated for release in FC3 and RHEL4. All files below the
templates directory have been marked in the spec file as
%config(noreplace) and documentation added to
Opps, closed it with the wrong status of WONT FIX, should have been