[ILUG] Nice RPM option..
murtaghn at tcd.ie
Fri Jan 11 14:01:45 GMT 2002
On Friday 11 January 2002 11:18, John P. Looney wrote:
> If files are marked as configuration, and you have made local changes,
> removing/upgrading a package never alters/removes the files, unless you do
> some sed/awk magic in the "pre/post install" sections of the RPM.
That's not what I was referring to... What does the old rpm that you make
with --repackage contain? Is it identical to the original RPM that was
installed (implying that RPM keeps originals of every file it ever
installs :) or does it contain the current version (at the time of the
upgrade) of each file in the original RPM? Sort of a snapshot if you
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