Posted on February 10, 2009 at 4:15 am

RPM How I Loathe Thee

Let me count the ways, here’s #2 (see the previous post on yum for #1)…. [[email protected] security]# md5sum access.conf* 1ab9971e4ec0682b89aaff29fea6de9e access.conf 1ab9971e4ec0682b89aaff29fea6de9e access.conf.rpmnew [[email protected] security]# Why the hell is it creating a .rpmnew file for an IDENTICAL *CONFIG* file? ¬†Hell even the (modification) timestamps are identical!