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NAME

       innupgrade - Upgrade INN configuration files

SYNOPSIS

       innupgrade directory

       innupgrade [-t type] -f file

DESCRIPTION

       innupgrade is intended to be run during a major upgrade of INN to fix
       the configuration files with any required changes.  If given a
       directory, it will scan that directory for any files that it has
       updates defined for, try to perform those updates, and replace the
       files with updated versions if applying the updates resulted in any
       changes.  The old versions of the files will be saved with a ".OLD"
       extension.

       If the -f flag is used, only that file will be updated.  If the file
       name doesn’t match the standard file name of an INN configuration file,
       the optional -t flag may be given to specify the type.  See "EXAMPLES"
       for an example of this.

       Currently, innupgrade knows how to apply the following updates:

       · inn.conf:  Quote values with whitespace and comment out keys with no
         values, required for the change in configuration parsers introduced
         in INN 2.4.  The new format is not backward compatible with the
         previous parser, since the previous parser will include the double-
         quotes in the value of the parameter.

       Normally, innupgrade should be run on the pathetc directory after any
       upgrade of INN other than a patch release (any upgrade that changes the
       first or second version numbers).  This may occur automatically during
       the upgrade process.

OPTIONS

       -f file
           Only act on file rather than working on an entire directory.

       -t type
           For a file specified with -f, parse it and upgrade it as if it were
           named type.  Used for upgrading files with the same syntax as
           normal INN configuration files but with different names.  Only
           makes sense in combination with -f.

EXAMPLES

       Upgrade any configuration files found in /usr/local/news/etc:

           innupgrade /usr/local/news/etc

       Upgrade only /news/etc/inn.conf:

           innupgrade -f /news/etc/inn.conf

       Upgrade a file named inn-special.conf that should have the same syntax
       as inn.conf:

           innupgrade -t inn.conf -f inn-special.conf

       Any upgrade rules that apply to inn.conf will be applied to the
       alternate file.

HISTORY

       Written by Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> for InterNetNews.

       $Id: innupgrade.8,v 1.2 2002/12/03 05:31:10 vinocur Exp $