Software Management call for RFEs

Przemek Klosowski przemek.klosowski at
Fri May 24 20:02:35 UTC 2013

On 05/23/2013 07:52 AM, Simone Caronni wrote:

> I fiddle around with a new Nagios installation, then something stops
> working. I'm pretty sure it is some modifications in
> /etc/nagios/nagios.cfg but I cannot track it down.
> As an example I could do:
> mv /etc/nagios/nagios.cfg /etc/nagios/nagios.cfg.mine
> yum reinstall nagios --onlyfile /etc/nagios/nagios.cfg

What's the advantage over just yum reinstall nagios, given that modified 
config files are preserved? A known baseline is a huge advantage of RPM, 
and allowing retail installation seems to go against that.

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