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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES=config-protect-if-modified by default?
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 09:43:26
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: Enable FEATURES=config-protect-if-modified by default? by Eray Aslan
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 Gentoo on a different level


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