[Rpm-maint] Removing repackage and (auto)rollback?

James Antill james at fedoraproject.com
Wed Mar 5 15:02:49 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 16:40 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:

> Indeed. The thing here is that if you limit the rollback scope to just 
> config files, things suddenly become far more manageable. It wouldn't cost 
> an arm and a leg to (optionally) store the entire config file history 
> separately, say, in a real SCM or something resembling one.
> Imagine being able to diff the config files between this and the previous 
> (or a year ago) version, or what's currently on the system vs what the 
> package contained when originally installed. Etc.
> I'd guess that quite a few sysadmins would just love that...

 While that's true and it might be nice for rpm to call out to something
when it installed a package, I'm pretty sure you don't want "config.
rollback" inside rpm.

James Antill <james at fedoraproject.com>

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