From: Paul Mc Auley (pmcauley at domain iol.ie)
Date: Sat 15 May 1999 - 01:27:58 IST
On Thu, 13 May 1999 11:55:59 +0000
"John P. Looney" <valen at domain redbrick.dcu.ie> wrote:
| I upgraded to RedHat 6.0 last week. Friday I think.
| And, for some reason, the fucker replaced my sendmail.cf file. OK, so it
| left the old one there, as a sendmail.cf.rpmorig, but dammit, why didn't it
| tell me, or better yet ***not do it*** ??
A nice little install log would be a good idea. Oh wait! Doesn't it already do
| So, eejit me came in this morning to a load of "Could not send for 5 days,
| deleting mail" type messages. Damn, I'm pissed off. Thankfully, I only
| would have lost mail I tried to send until five days ago, but still. Had I
| not come into day, or tomorrow & I'd be installing debian or something,
| first thing monday morning.
| Do other OSes do it too ? I know Solaris does it, but I expected that...
IMNSHO This whole thing of package based upgrading is more trouble than it's
worth. Grab the source tarball and compile it yourself. That's what I say.
-- --- Paul Mc Auley <pmcauley at domain iol.ie> -- - Davis's Dictum: Problems that go away by themselves, come back by themselves.
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