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Re: Announcing yum-merge-conf, a yum plugin to merge configuration files



Miroslav Lichvar wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 07:52:42AM +0100, Aurelien Bompard wrote:
>> > Will it also ignore cases when the new config hasn't actually changed,
>> > and
>> > silently remove the redundant copy?  That would be really great.
>> 
>> If RPM created a copy, it means something has changed. The plugin just
>> looks for .rpmsave/.rpmnew files (depending if it's a %config or
>> a %config(noreplace))
> 
> Unfortunately rpm creates on multiarch .rpmnew files for configs which
> differ only in modification time (see #128622).
> 
> It would be nice to have an additional check implemented in the
> plugin to workaround the bug.
> 
Yes, that's what I meant.  Please, please.


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