DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2005-02
Re: make upgrade overwrites /etc/mail/mailer.conf
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Matthew Dillon wrote:
> I don't think it's necessary that we support service removal
> immediately, but if we were to do it I would suggest something like
> '-<servicename> ...' in /etc/services to remove a service entirely.
Oof. This misses the (common) case where an upgrade adds a service I
don't want. I didn't remove it because I was unaware of it before.
I'm somewhat fond of the way portage handles this (or, at least, is
supposed to): modify an example configuration file which is used for
reference only. /etc/make.conf, for example, is never touched;
upgrading portage modifies /etc/make.conf.example.