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Bug 61334 - ifup and ifdown are config files?
Summary: ifup and ifdown are config files?
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
Blocks: FC6Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-03-18 01:01 UTC by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:26 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-06-29 18:19:47 UTC

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Description Chris Ricker 2002-03-18 01:01:30 UTC
I was looking at all the configuration files on the system ($ rpm -qac), and
noticed something weird:

[kaboom@skuld kaboom]$ rpm -qac | grep "^/sbin/if"
[kaboom@skuld kaboom]$ 

Is there a reason why /sbin/ifup and /sbin/ifdown are flagged in the spec file
as being configuration files?

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-03-21 03:56:18 UTC
Hm.... not that I recall. Let me see if I can find a reason somewhere.

Comment 2 Jay Turner 2002-03-21 12:52:18 UTC
Still seeing this with initscripts-6.58-1

Comment 3 Chris Ricker 2002-05-05 15:44:03 UTC
Still seeing this with 7.3 gold

Comment 4 Chris Ricker 2002-07-10 02:34:39 UTC
Still true with beta3 milan

Comment 5 Chris Ricker 2003-02-20 05:22:00 UTC
still true w/ beta5 phoebe

Comment 6 Matthias Saou 2006-06-29 12:59:33 UTC
Still true with Fedora Core 5 :-)

Maybe at one point it was considered "normal" to edit the ifup/ifdown scripts,
and they were marked as %config in order to not get changes lost when
initscripts got updated? Bill, if you can't figure why they're marked %config,
maybe you could just go and remove the tag for both, as it doesn't seem to make
much sense.

Comment 7 Bill Nottingham 2006-06-29 18:19:47 UTC
Done in CVS, will be in the next build.

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