Apache -5 install clobbers /etc/apache files
Mon Jun 17 13:16:00 GMT 2002
Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>>All my files in /etc/apache (besides httpd.conf~) were clobbered
>>when installing 1.13.24-5 over 1.13.24-1. How can this happen???
> To be exact, the -1 version removed it during uninstall.
> Well, shit happens....
No, this is a packaging *error*. Packages (like apache) should NOT
install configuration files, for precisely this reason. They should
install "default" files, and then cp them IFF the "real" file doesn't
if [ ! -f /etc/httpd.conf ] ; then
cp /etc/httpd.conf.default /etc/httpd.conf
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