Bug 30427 - config files should be noreplace
config files should be noreplace
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: bindconf (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-03 01:30 EST by Jeremy Katz
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-05 10:14:22 EST
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Description Jeremy Katz 2001-03-03 01:30:48 EST
In bindconf-1.1-1, config files should be marked %config(noreplace) instead
of just %config to avoid replacing users' DNS configs on an upgrade of the
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2001-03-05 04:12:30 EST
problem is, that the format of the config files changed, so a replace should be
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2001-03-05 04:18:51 EST
FYI, they are marked as config files..
%config /etc/alchemist/switchboard/dns.switchboard.adl
%config /etc/alchemist/namespace/dns/local.adl
%config /etc/pam.d/%{name}
%config /etc/security/console.apps/%{name}

[harald@faro bindconf]$ rpm -qpc bindconf-1.1-1.noarch.rpm
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2001-03-05 08:45:54 EST
Yes, but beta to beta and beta to final upgrades are not supported and it is
much more important to ensure that you don't completely lose people's DNS
configs on later upgrades (at which point, if the format changes, there will
probably need to be a conversion tool).
Comment 4 Harald Hoyer 2001-03-05 10:14:12 EST
will change it :o)
Comment 5 Preston Brown 2001-03-05 15:09:39 EST
fixed in rawhide.

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