On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 00:28 -0400, Shawn Singh wrote:
> Hey all,
> His experience is pretty interesting...
> Does portage keep track of settings so that you don't have reconfigure
> it everytime you do an upgrade of a package? In other words, if (for
> example) I emerge apache and it reconfigured to serve webs from
> /var/www/html, instead of /usr/local/htdocs/ would portage get updated
> with that new information?

in fact apache is configured to serve from /var/www/localhost/htdocs,
although I understand users are encouraged to use a feature which
provides virtualised services. 

I think you could make doubly sure that portage did not clobber your
files by adding the base directory to CONFIG_PROTECT in /etc/make.conf

> Portage is pretty "smart" especially in comparison to other software
> management tools (up2date, and mandrake update)...so I wouldn't be
> surprised if it did.
> On Apr 4, 2005 5:03 PM, Mike Turcotte <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Hello I just finished doing an emerge -uD world and portage updated
> > apache2 along with numerous other things. I was wondering why I could
> > not get my site working again till I realised that the upgrade process
> > completely wiped the directory that my web site was stored in. What I
> > don't understand is that the directory isn't even the default one that
> > apache uses. How did this happen? And to put the icing on the cake, I
> > did not have a backup, as I was planning on emerging a backup utility
> > once world was done.
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