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Re: stretch update overwrites nano file




On 11/26/18, David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon 26 Nov 2018 at 16:31:38 (+0000), Bonno Bloksma wrote:
>> What I just DID notice is that the upgrade replaced ALL nanorc files in
>> the /usr/share/nano/ directory. All ca. 30 default files with timestamp
>> Jul 16 2014 are gone and my default.nanorc file of a later date is gone as
>> well.
>> There are now around 40 files with timestamp Jan 11 2017.
>
> AIUI those files are part of the nano package, so the upgrade upgrades
> them. It would be nice if one could substitute one's own foo.nanorc
> file in a location like /etc/nano/ but I don't think the code for that
> has been written into the program.


I suppose it would still wipe out a symlink that was hooked to
something under something like ~/.something. In a perfect world, it
would say, "Ewww, I don't know what that is," and keep moving without
touching it..

Cindy :)
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