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Re: Question on maximum-rpm 4.1.1 Config file magic



On Sun, May 26, 2002 at 04:07:31AM +0200, Stef Van Vlierberghe wrote:
> I am puzzled by this Config file magic, its seems to assume that config 
> file contents is what needs to be carefully handled, and customizations 
> thereof should not be silently erased, while their attributes, i.e. 
> ownership and attributes require no similar attention, and can be freely 
> wiped out.
> 
> Knowing how many config files in the linux installation carry sematic in 
> their attributes, especially the execute permissions, I find this a very 
> weird assumption.
> 
> Is there some documentation clarifying why this would make sense ?

If I could find a definite question in the above, I'd be happy to
try to answer.

73 de Jeff

-- 
Jeff Johnson	ARS N3NPQ
jbj@redhat.com (jbj@jbj.org)
Chapel Hill, NC





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