[Openstack-devel] Bug#677400: This is not a bug, it is a feature!

Thomas Goirand thomas at goirand.fr
Mon Jun 18 14:03:43 UTC 2012

On 06/18/2012 03:51 PM, Loic Dachary wrote:
> On 06/18/2012 08:38 AM, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> On Mon Jun 18 2012 01:06:30 PM CST, Ola Lundqvist <ola at inguza.com> wrote:
>>> The statement in the mail to the development list is wrong.
>>> Install scripts can modify configuration files if it is done
>>> in a safe way preserving local modifications.
>> No! If you intend to modify a configuration file
>> it shouldn't be marked as such, and should be
>> managed by post{inst,rm}.
>>> Due to this I'm closing this bug now.
>> Please reopen it!
> Could you please provide a patch explaining how you would resolve this release critical bug ? That will also help understand your position. I'm sure Ola will then agree to cleanup and integrate the patch that is most agreeable to you.
> Thanks in advance for the help :-)

FYI, I sent a patch our Git repo on Alioth, and I'm currently
working on adding debconf support for nova-compute-xen (so that
the URL, username and password can be configured through debconf).
I'll upload when I'm done with that.


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