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Bug 552 - Squirrelmail ebuild overwrites configs
Summary: Squirrelmail ebuild overwrites configs
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Grant Goodyear (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2002-02-05 16:18 UTC by JR Boyens
Modified: 2003-02-04 19:42 UTC (History)
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Description JR Boyens 2002-02-05 16:18:10 UTC
The squirrelmail ebuild does not hold the ${SQUIRRELMAILDIR}/config/config.php
file sacred and as such overwrites it on an update. I'm not sure how to add
config file protection for that file as it is not the entire dir that needs
protecting. Just the file.
Comment 1 Daniel Robbins (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2002-02-06 00:27:47 UTC
g2boojum: see if you can resolve this issue.  If not, we can look at adding a
capability to Portage to handle this problem (reassign back to me if this is the
Comment 2 Grant Goodyear (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2002-02-06 16:08:50 UTC
Fixed.  Portage was fine, it's just that some symlink weirdness caused
config.php to be overwritten.  Now well behaved.