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Bug 155908 - rpm update loses local changes
Summary: rpm update loses local changes
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: logwatch
Version: 3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jiri Ryska
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 2005-04-25 17:03 UTC by Brittany Software
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-04-26 13:58:09 UTC

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Description Brittany Software 2005-04-25 17:03:56 UTC
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Description of problem:
when updating, local changes in /etc/log.d/scripts/services/* are lost and no .rpmnew or .orig files are created

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. make local changes in /etc/log.d/scripts/services/postfix for instance
2. update to logwatch-5.2.2-1.FC3.1


Actual Results:  local changes are lost

Expected Results:  .rpmnew or .orig file should have been created

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jiri Ryska 2005-04-26 13:58:09 UTC
This is not a bug because these files (in /etc/log.d/scripts/services/) are in
fact executables. This is the same as if you compile your own binary, for
example /bin/bash. So when you upgrade bash, this file /bin/bash will be
replaced. Files that have backups are config files. 

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