Subject: Re: postinstall fixes failed: gid sendmail uid
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
Date: 11/22/2005 20:31:06
At 9:33 Uhr -0800 22.11.2005, Bill Studenmund wrote:
>> Sysinst will run postinstall, IIRC it isn't possible to run etcupdate
>> with the information available on an installed system.
>Sorry for getting back to this so late. Why isn't it possible to run
>etcupdate with the information available on an installed system?
>All etcupdate needs is the "pre-update" /etc and the new /etc. Both are
Plus /var/etcupdate if you use '-a -l'. And that is currently a hard-coded
path, i.e. if you tried to run etcupdate from sysinst it would look in the
And if you get to manually merge with local changes, your editor is ed(1).
"It's never straight up and down" (DEVO)