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Tue Jul 29 10:18:06 IST 2008
Scott Silva wrote:
> on 7-28-2008 8:49 AM Hugo van der Kooij spake the following:
>> Scott Silva wrote:
>> | You would probably want some sort of flag file that a user could touch
>> | to stop the automatic upgrade of those files. It doesn't bother me,
>> | I remember from list traffic that there are many people that have
>> | comments or other content that they wish to preserve.
>> | Maybe a check like;
>> | if [ -f "/etc/MailScanner/no-upgrade" ]; then
>> | skip upgrade
>> How about the other way around? Then a new package will never hurt
>> existing users. And once people believe they want the config upgrade to
>> be automated they can add a placeholder file to do so from that
>> moment on.
>> This would be the failsafe way to it. Only if
>> /etc/MailScanner/automate-config-updates is present this should be done
>> automagically. (Or by whatever other name Jules likes to call the file.)
> That does sound much safer. Must consciously choose to have updates done.
> No accidents, no blame!
> Jules might even agree to this.
Why not just make it a setting in MailScanner.conf that by default is
set to 'no'?
I can do a simple 'grep' to find what it's set to.
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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