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



Tony Nelson wrote:

> At 7:52 AM +0100 3/13/07, Aurelien Bompard wrote:
>>Neal Becker wrote:
>>> This sounds great!  I haven't looked at the code yet.
>>
>>It's pretty trivial, you'll see
>>
>>> 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.
> 
> One would think so, but no, not always.  Vim's rpm is one offender
> (retyped):
> 
>     # ls /etc/vimrc*
>     /etc/vimrc  /etc/vimrc.rpmnew
>     # diff /etc/vimrc*

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-- Rex


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