[CentOS] yum/RPM behaviour: does yum/RPM overwrite a file modified by a user during an update ?

giggzounet giggzounet at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 07:38:06 EST 2010


Le 29/11/2010 12:44, Gabriel Tabares a écrit :
>> a very easy. But what will yum/RPM do during the next update ? Will it
>> overwrite the file ? Will it write on display that the file was modified
>> by an user (as under debian) ?
>>
> 
> As far as I can tell, if the file is marked as a configuration file in 
> the RPM, it will be left alone and the new configuration file will be 
> renamed to file.rpmnew. If the file is not marked as a configuration 
> file, it will be overwritten.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Gabriel

ok ths for your answer!

where in the rpm package can I find if the file is a configuration file
or not ?

Regards,
Guillaume



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