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Re: Overwrite somebody's httpd.conf.old

On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, Fabio Tranchitella wrote:

> Il mer, 2004-04-28 alle 13:03, Fabio Massimo Di Nitto ha scritto:
> > Much simplre solution is NOT to touch httpd.conf and put your config lines
> > in conf.d. Treat that file as a configfile either using the dpkg standard
> > or ucf.
> Hi Fabio, thanks for the answer.
> I agree with you, and in fact I do not touch httpd.conf if not needed.
> My postinstall script checks if /etc/${webserver}/conf.d exists, but if
> it doesn't exist it creates it and adds the related Include line. After
> this it puts my configuration file in conf.d. So my question is the
> same, again :-), have I to check if an old httpd.conf.old exists or not?

Yes, since you cannot be sure that it has been created by the user or by
old and buggy packages.


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