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Re: Announcing yum-merge-conf, a yum plugin to merge configuration files

Subject: Re: Announcing yum-merge-conf, a yum plugin to merge configuration files
From: Miroslav Lichvar
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 10:38:42 +0100
On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 07:52:42AM +0100, Aurelien Bompard wrote:
> > Will it also ignore cases when the new config hasn't actually changed, and
> > silently remove the redundant copy?  That would be really great.
> 
> If RPM created a copy, it means something has changed. The plugin just looks
> for .rpmsave/.rpmnew files (depending if it's a %config or
> a %config(noreplace))

Unfortunately rpm creates on multiarch .rpmnew files for configs which
differ only in modification time (see #128622).

It would be nice to have an additional check implemented in the
plugin to workaround the bug.

-- 
Miroslav Lichvar

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