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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Advice for moving a conf file
On Saturday 04 April 2015 11.07:20 Jan Engelhardt wrote:

Previously the configuration file was in /etc/collectd.conf
Now the systemd service file is expecting it in /etc/collectd/collectd.conf
The old init script is still pointing to /etc/collectd.conf
What would be the best approach (especially for migration)

Method #4:
if [ ! -e /etc/collectd/collectd.conf ]; then
ln -s ../collectd.conf /etc/collectd/; fi

That is what was used for "moving" /etc/sysctl.conf to

I would like to be sure, when the .rpmnew .rpmsave is taking place to not
replace an existing configuration.

If in %post, when new release are installed an placing at the correct place
/etc/collectd/collectd.conf isn't it too late then to detect a previous
configuration ?


Bruno Friedmann
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