Software Management call for RFEs
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Sat May 25 16:58:05 UTC 2013
On 05/24/2013 09:26 AM, Michael Scherer wrote:
> Le vendredi 24 mai 2013 à 07:08 +0200, Ralf Corsepius a écrit :
>> On 05/23/2013 06:05 PM, Simone Caronni wrote:
>>> On 23 May 2013 17:38, James Antill <james at fedoraproject.org
>>> <mailto:james at fedoraproject.org>> 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
>> yum remove <pkg>
>> yum install <pkg>
>> should do what you want (backups of modified config files).
> But that's unfortunately not always convenient if you need to remove
> dependent packages for "yum remove" ?
> I guess yum-shell may help in that case ?
c.f. what I wrote in
This works in most cases (I haven't seen it fails in any real world
case, it's imaginable it fails in some stateful packages).
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