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Re: /etc/login.defs created as /etc/login.defs.rpmnew



On 06Jan2010 09:41, Marcel Rieux <m z rieux gmail com> wrote:
| > | > This normally means that /etc/login.defs was not exactly as it was
| > | > originally installed.
| > | I didn't change it. Is it possible that a program changed it?
| > Sure, though I'd imagine unlikely. It might also be a permissions
| > change; I don't know how picky rpm/yum is about this.
| 
| It's chmoded group and user readable, which is not really necessary
| but doesn't change much, IĀ suppose.

rpm has some "verify" options. See the VERIFY OPTIONS section of "man
rpm". Run it against login.defs and see what's different.
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