Bug 17033 - RFE - Documentation enhancement
RFE - Documentation enhancement
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2000-08-28 10:03 EDT by R P Herrold
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-28 10:03:45 EDT
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Description R P Herrold 2000-08-28 10:03:44 EDT
Documentation enhancement to indicate by a comment without files which
should NOT be unknowingly editted, of the 'correct' location to edit.

from redhat-devel yesterday:

From: Chris Abbey <cabbey@bresnanlink.net>   
At 19:31 8/27/00 -0400, Matt wrote:
>NO NO NO!  /etc/rpm/macros and /etc/rpm/rpmrc are for local changes!
 
well, I don't know about Mike, Jean or John... but I for one am not
psychic... perhaps a nice little message at the top of /usr/lib/rpm/
copies of the files along the lines of:
 
# This is a static RPM configuration file, local user edits should
#  be done in the /etc/rpm/ files, not here.
 
would be appropriate? -=Chris
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-08-28 11:28:04 EDT
Checked changes for rpmrc.in/macros.in  into CVS on rpm-3_0_5, and rpm-4_0
branches as well as top of stack.

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