[Fedora-packaging] Re: Draft: Init Scripts

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Mon Feb 19 16:33:21 UTC 2007

Axel Thimm (Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net) said: 
> > Why would changing from %config to non-%config require
> > changes in the scriplets at all?
> The above referred to the following part of the draft:
> "A valid exception to this rule would be existing packages where
>  configuration is still done via the init file. In this case, the init
>  file could be marked as %config to preserve a users configuration upon
>  upgrade, hopefully so that the user can migrate said configuration to
>  a new /etc/sysconfig/<service> config file."
> Does it make more sense now?

No. If it changes from %config (modified) to non-%config, it would
still get moved on upgrade, unless I'm forgetting the state machine.


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