rpm -Uhv --oldpackage loses configs

Jeff Johnson n3npq at mac.com
Tue Jun 7 16:51:27 CEST 2016

On Jun 7, 2016, at 10:45 AM, Elan Ruusamäe wrote:

> On 07.06.2016 17:39, Jeff Johnson wrote:
>> Were the files present on the file system (presumably not, but I'd like confirmation)?
> yes of course they were present. otherwise there would not be messages from rpm like:
> warning: /etc/security/namespace.init saved as /etc/security/namespace.init.rpmsave

Of course the files were present when renamed.

I am asking for confirmation whether the files were present _AFTER_ the upgrade/downgrade
completed trying to diagnose your problem.

73 de Jeff
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