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From Thom May <t...@planetarytramp.net>
Subject Re: daedalus is running httpd-2.0.pre40
Date Thu, 18 Jul 2002 08:34:34 GMT
* William A. Rowe, Jr. (wrowe@rowe-clan.net) wrote :
> At 08:33 PM 7/17/2002, Greg Ames wrote:
> >...since Wednesday, 17-Jul-2002 18:49:31 PDT .  Things look fine now, but 
> >we
> >took about a 3 1/2 minute site outage because of:
> >
> >[Wed Jul 17 18:47:20 2002] [error] (2)No such file or directory: could not
> >open mime types config file /usr/local/apache/conf/mime.types.
> >Configuration Failed
> >
> >That's the feechur where we no longer copy existing conf/ directories at 
> >make
> >install time.  Remind me again:  what was wrong with simply not overlaying
> >existing files?
> 
> Because folks may have *valuable* and *important* config changes that
> shouldn't be wiped out?
> 
> That doesn't mean we couldn't overlay none the less... and save their
> existing files in .bak.# files.

Narrrgh. Put the new files as .new - that way we don't break anything.
We should only do this for $sysconfdir, too - it's the only place we can
pseudo guarantee that we're replacing like with like.

Cheers,
-Thom
-- 
Thom May -> thom@planetarytramp.net

Even Debian developers are human.

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