Disk defragmenter in Linux

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Thu Dec 29 00:27:04 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 17:52, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> >And more to the point, where third-party RPMs fit into
> >the picture.  In RedHat-land they are almost always made
> >to fit into the vendor-provided scheme, clobbering system
> >files if there is a conflict. 
> >  
> >
> It shouldnt do that. RPM packages are supposed to create a .rpmnew file 
> if the preexisting configuration files are modifed. The rules governing 
> such changes are documented in detail in several guides. See 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Tools/RPM. If packages dont honor such 
> rules then it can be consider a bug with those specific packages rather 
> than RPM itself.  Do file bug reports as appropriate.

I'm talking about things that depend on updated/modified versions
of stock libraries or other tools like you find in some third-party

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com

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