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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES=config-protect-if-modified by default?
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 11:42:29 +0200
On 16-05-2012 12:36:03 +0300, Eray Aslan wrote:
> On 2012-05-16 12:13 PM, Andreas K. Huettel wrote:
> >>> make.conf(5) man page:
> >>>   This causes the CONFIG_PROTECT behavior to be skipped for files that
> >>>   have not been modified since they were installed.
> > 
> > +1 very good idea
> 
> Hmm, does that mean that when a default changes in (or some new setting
> is added to) an app config file, I'll get no prompt and no warning
> assuming I go with the default settings in the app?  That presumes that
> the new default or the new setting does not break my setup.  That is a
> big assumption.

I'd think so, yes

> Even if we go with enabling it by default, please have a news item so
> that one can turn it off if necessary.  Even then, new installs will
> have to remember to turn it off.

+1

-- 
Fabian Groffen
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