rpm -Uhv --oldpackage loses configs

Elan Ruusamäe glen at delfi.ee
Tue Jun 7 20:20:28 CEST 2016

On 07.06.2016 21:04, Jeffrey Johnson wrote:
> The spewage contains
> pam                         warning: /etc/security/limits.conf created as /etc/security/limits.conf.rpmnew
> warning: /etc/security/namespace.init created as /etc/security/namespace.init.rpmnew
> So the install did not install, the remove renamed the existing
> modified files with .rpmsave (AFAICT).
you should not look at the commands that created scenario (but they may 
be useful to understand how to reproducer)

the reproducer starts from last command:

Step 8 : RUN rpm -Uhv --downgrade /var/spool/repackage/*/pam*.rpm -vv


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