Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 455212
Quirk files should be RPM config files
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:56:21 EST
Description of problem:
When RPM updates hal-info, modified quirk files get overwritten with no warning.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
8 (all versions?)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Modify a quirk file
2. Update hal-info
Modified quirk file gets deleted and the new file is put in its place.
Modified quirk file should be saved and this action should be logged.
This behaviour is possible by marking the quirk files as config files with
respect to RPM. This is necessary because consider a Dell D620 with either
Intel or NVIDIA graphics:
Intel - requires quirks (default behaviour).
Nvidia (nv driver) - requires quirks (see 450146).
Nvidia (nvidia driver) - no quirks required (see 451639).
Unless hal can differentiate among different hardware/software combinations,
users must be able to edit their quirks files without having them deleted on
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