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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Status update /usr/etc move
On Wed, Sep 11, Eric Schirra wrote:

Sorry. Something forgotten.
You also write:
If configuration files marked as %config(noreplace) are moved from /etc to
/usr/etc, and the admin did modify them, RPM will save the modified
configuration files as *.rpmsave files at the end of the update process.


But under

files not marked: an update would replace the file and all changes are


So. config(noreplace) will not "generate" an *.rpmsave?

Removing files and updating files marked as config(noreplace) are two
complete different things.


Thorsten Kukuk, Distinguished Engineer, Senior Architect SLES & MicroOS
SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
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