[Mageia-dev] Proposal: Updating released versions (long post)

Sinner from the Prairy sinnerbofh at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 15:10:46 CEST 2010

Frank Griffin wrote:

>> Now that's getting very hackish.
>> I'd rather not have many programs wrapped in scripts that would do some
>> magic on my home dir under the hood. Because with such a "solution" the
>> programs would be always wrapped, even if you never do a rollback.
>> How would such script detect that it actually was a rollback and it
>> should do his magic on the config files.
> The wrapper script would be specific to the package version which
> provided it.  If it finds a saved config file with a name matching its
> own version, it restores it and deletes the saved one.  If it doesn't,
> it does nothing.

I am still not liking anything messing with users' home


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