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Re: [Openvpn-devel] Bug in spec-file: init script is overwritten

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-devel] Bug in spec-file: init script is overwritten
  • From: Steven Pritchard <steve@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2006 17:35:04 -0500

On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 09:13:19PM +0200, Bernd Bartmann wrote:
> The openvpn .spec-file supplied in the source code archive does not 
> specify "%config(noreplace)" for the init file, i.e. if you run "rpm 
> -Uvh openvpn.rpm" and you have a modified init script it is simply 
> overwritten without notice. I would expect that the rpm update operation 
> either creates a openvpn.rpmsave or openvpn.rpmnew file.

A quick grep through the Fedora Core and Extras spec files shows that
most don't even mark their init scripts as %config, much less

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