RPM roadmapping

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 09:38:18 UTC 2007

On 7/30/07, Matthias Saou
<thias at spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.egg.and.spam.freshrpms.net>
> Panu Matilainen wrote :
> > [...] So: what have you always wanted to do
> > with rpm, but wasn't able to? Or the other way around: what you always
> > wished rpm would do for you? What always annoyed you out of your mind?
> After reading some of the other posts, I remembered something that has
> often come up, which I would use extensively if it existed :
> Some automatic cache/copies of all %config files installed, with all
> untouched versions always available. This would be very useful with
> some simple tool to diff the current files(s) wit the backup(s), as
> well as list all locally changed %config files. A sysadmin's dream come
> true :-)
> Matthias

To be clear, are you thinking of a something like

cp *.conf /etc/backupconfs?

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