Software Management call for RFEs

Simone Caronni negativo17 at
Thu May 23 16:05:34 UTC 2013

On 23 May 2013 17:38, James Antill <james at> wrote:

> On Thu, 2013-05-23 at 13:52 +0200, Simone Caronni wrote:
> > mv /etc/nagios/nagios.cfg /etc/nagios/nagios.cfg.mine
> > yum reinstall nagios --onlyfile /etc/nagios/nagios.cfg
>  How is this functionally different from "yum reinstall nagios" ?
>  Yes, yum/rpm will currently replace files with identical copies but
> functionally the extra copies are "just wasting reinstall time".

By doing "yum reinstall nagios" I don't have the the default config files
(i.e. nagios.cfg.rpmnew is not created). This happens only on upgrades.

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