[Fedora-packaging] Should packages really own their config files???

Joe Orton jorton at redhat.com
Mon Sep 4 13:40:16 UTC 2006

On Sun, Sep 03, 2006 at 08:45:06PM -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> I'd be interested in seeing examples of cases where creating files in 
> %post that are not owned by %files would be wanted. I can't think of
> any.

With httpd we auto-generate a unique SSL certificate in %post 
(/etc/pki/tls/localhost.crt et al; some other packages are similar 
IIRC).  I don't think it would be correct to have those generated files 
%files-owned by the package in any way.


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