Upgrading from 4.37 (I know, I know, it's OLD)

shuttlebox shuttlebox at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 22:04:00 GMT 2006

On 2/19/06, Diane Rolland <drolland at kdinet.com> wrote:
> I am just a bit confused on manually editing the .rpmnew files and running
> the upgrade_mailcanner_conf and upgrade_language_conf.
> I've manually edited the .rpmnew files to include my custom configs.  I
> then
> renamed the .rpmnew files to the regular file names.
> When I got to run the upgrade script, I'm getting:
> Usage:
> ===
> If you are using the RPM distributions then try this:
> cd /etc/MailScanner
> upgrade_MailScanner_conf MailScanner.conf MailScanner.conf.rpmnew >
> MailScanner.new
> mv -f MailScanner.conf MailScanner.old
> mv -f MailScanner.new  MailScanner.conf

You shouldn't edit the rpmnew files. Just follow the instructions above and
MailScanner.conf will be updated with the new options and old options will
have your previous values.

I use the diff command for the other files, like filename.rules.conf and

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