Proposal - don't install .rpmnew unless changed

Rudolf Kastl che666 at
Thu Jan 19 15:26:26 UTC 2006

2006/1/19, Ralf Ertzinger <fedora at>:
> Hi.
> > Are you on an x86_64 box with lots of parallel-installed i386
> > packages?
> I see this on a x86, too. No specific example right now.
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actually yes... rpms only create .rpmnew if theres noreplace option
specified as %config attribute in the %files section. The feature is
there since ages and is also widely used. if some package shows the
"wrong" behaviour id recommend to bugzilla it ;)

Rudolf Kastl

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