[TriLUG] icmp as non-root (on Mandrake)
clubjuggler at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 00:16:41 EDT 2004
On Tue, 28 Sep 2004 23:52:25 -0400, Joseph Tate <dragonstrider at gmail.com> wrote:
> It would only be in danger of being clobbered in an upgrade if the
> files were not marked as config files in the RPM. I've had
> squirrellmail and mailman configs wiped out this way. The bugs were
> fixed in the next version as much bugzilla energy was spent on the
> Perhaps that they are config files may be a subject for presidential
> debates (wouldn't that be great? Kerry and Bush discussing the
> package management decisions of major Linux distributors?). However
> it would not be a difficult thing to ascertain if one had a Mandrake
> system handy. This one does not.
They are not config files, they are defaults files and as such not
marked as config files.
That's exactly why I suggested not changing them and changing the files
that *are* config files instead.
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