Updated: email-3.2.3-git-1

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Feb 3 09:23:00 GMT 2015

On Feb  2 22:23, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> On 2/2/2015 9:44 PM, David Barr wrote:
> >On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 11:27 AM, David Barr <david20708@...> wrote:
> >>When I updated this package it wiped out my old email.conf. Is there a
> >>way to accept updates without having to restore the config file each
> >>time?
> >
> >I guess I can always make a ~/.email.conf, but it seems like a bug
> >that the package would wipe out config file changes without a warning.
> >
> the usual way should be to have a
> /etc/defaults/etc/email.conf
> and the postinstall script should copy it in
> /etc/email.conf
> only if the file is not already present.

That's a packaging bug in email-3.2.3-1.  The patches required for the
Cygwin release have not been applied and I failed to notice.  I just
uploaded email-3.2.3-2 to cygwin.com:



Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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