[arch-dev-public] upgrade path for some config files?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Mar 25 13:11:17 CET 2010

On 25/03/10 20:48, Andreas Radke wrote:
> Am Thu, 25 Mar 2010 19:25:19 +1000
> schrieb Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org>:
>>> pacman -Sf cups will be, for most definitions, safe. pacman will
>>> move any conflicting files to .pacorig and the user will then have
>>> to handle them accordingly.
>> Are we having an announcement made for this?  It is not a usual
>> upgrade.
>> Allan
> [2010-03-25 08:24] warning: /etc/cups/printers.conf saved as /etc/cups/printers.conf.pacsave
> [2010-03-25 08:24] warning: /etc/cups/classes.conf saved as /etc/cups/classes.conf.pacsave
> Nothing gets lost. http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=731149 - there's help for our users.
> I'll have an eye on it.
> If you think an announcement is needed please drop a small note that pacman -Sf cups is needed this time.

We are at two forums posts and one bug report so far...  so a news 
announcement might be helpful.


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