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From: David W Noon <dwnoon@××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Cleaning redundant configuration files
Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 22:45:31
Message-Id: 20110531234359.4cd16dd7@karnak.local
1 On Tue, 31 May 2011 22:40:01 +0200, Mick wrote about Re: [gentoo-user]
2 Cleaning redundant configuration files:
4 >On Tuesday 31 May 2011 17:26:43 David W Noon wrote:
5 [snip]
6 >> To repeat myself: I do not see a customized configuration file as
7 >> being any more important than a vanilla one. If I understand a
8 >> configuration file well enough to customize it once, I remain
9 >> capable of customizing it again after a reinstall.
10 >
11 >I would *not* want to have to reconfigure sendmail, apache, mrtg, or
12 >umpteen other files from scratch if you don't mind.
14 In that case, do not unmerge them. Just upgrade as needed.
16 Remember that I am writing purely about *unmerged* packages. In the
17 case of a rebuild or upgrade, customizations would be preserved just
18 as they are now.
19 --
20 Regards,
22 Dave [RLU #314465]
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Re: [gentoo-user] Cleaning redundant configuration files Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-user] Cleaning redundant configuration files Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>