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Re: [opensuse] Another example of deliberate systemð supporters deliberately sabotaging previously working software...
Anton Aylward wrote:
On 08/03/2015 09:36 AM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 2015-08-03 15:15, Andrei Borzenkov wrote:
On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 3:39 PM, Carlos E. R. <> wrote:
I understood it so that reference to update directory was
commented out in /etc/sysconfig/sendmail and Linda complained that
previous version of /etc/sysconfig file was not preserved.
I believe they never are. Perhaps they should.

Perhaps if she was using that other radically new, innovative things
that has taken almost as much abuse and derision as systemd: BtrFS and
snapshots, it would have been preserved.

Oh, wait! Doesn't she advocate XFS?
Can't that do snapshots like BtrFS, like ext4?
my HOME partition is xfs and ... and, well, until some breakage happened that I haven't had time to track down occurred.... had daily

As far as going back to previously working copies...
I had a file that disappeared 3 months ago... So I restored it from backups. BtrFS seems to be causing disk full crashes within
weeks to days with some people -- and now you want me to believe I could have restored it from a 3mo-old backup?

Well, OK, perhaps not as smooth and well integrated as BtrFS ....
As for the file not being preserved -- that was on my active
file system -- none of the several root+usr+var backups were affected.
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