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From: David W Noon <dwnoon@××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Cleaning redundant configuration files
Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 14:50:16
Message-Id: 20110530154815.34febe86@karnak.local
1 On Mon, 30 May 2011 08:40:02 +0200, Graham Murray wrote about Re:
2 [gentoo-user] haldaemon group/user:
4 >Do any of the config tools, etc-update, dispatch-conf, cfg-update etc,
5 >ever prompt for removing a redundant file? In my experience they only
6 >'trigger' for changed content within existing configuration files?
8 How does the tool of choice determine if a file is redundant or not?
10 Just because a configuration file is not associated with a Portage
11 package [any more] does not necessarily mean it is redundant.
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13 Regards,
15 Dave [RLU #314465]
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Re: [gentoo-user] Cleaning redundant configuration files Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>