Proposal - don't install .rpmnew unless changed

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at
Thu Jan 19 13:12:29 UTC 2006

Paul Howarth wrote:

> Neal Becker wrote:
>> It would save admins a lot of time if we modify rpm so that it does not
>> create a .rpmnew file if there is no change from the old file.  I would
>> think this would be a simple modification.
> It already does this, doesn't it?

I don't think so!  I keep syncing with develop every day, and most days I
get a bunch of messages about "blah created as .rpmnew", and every day I
run diff, and almost always get no output.

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