Bug 155014 - slocate package update overwrites /etc/updatedb.conf
slocate package update overwrites /etc/updatedb.conf
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: slocate (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Miloslav Trmač
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Reported: 2005-04-15 13:58 EDT by James Laska
Modified: 2013-09-02 02:05 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.7-21
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Last Closed: 2005-04-16 05:13:18 EDT
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Description James Laska 2005-04-15 13:58:00 EDT
# slocate-2.7-20

Since we have introduced DAILY_UPDATE=no in /etc/updatedb.conf I typically
toggle this to DAILY_UPDATE=yes.  I found after a rawhide update that my config
file change was replaced when a new package was installed (slocate-2.7-20). 
Does it make sense to set /etc/updatedb.conf as a %config(noreplace) file in the
slocate.spec?  This appears to be the process followed by other packages whose
config files live in /etc (e.g. bind).

[ slocate.spec from slocate-2.7-20 ]
%attr(644,root,root) %config /etc/updatedb.conf

[ proposed change to slocate.spec ]
%attr(644,root,root) %config(noreplace) /etc/updatedb.conf
Comment 1 Miloslav Trmač 2005-04-16 05:13:18 EDT
Good catch, thanks!

Fixed in slocate-2.7-21.

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