Re: Upgrade glitches
On Sat, Jul 07, 2001 at 10:26:54AM -0400, Bob Hilliard wrote:
> Wichert Akkerman <email@example.com> writes:
> > Did you make any changes in that file prior to upgrading it?
> Yes, I have customized /etc/lynx.cfg with my preferred startup
> file and colors. Other posters have said this is a known bug in lynx,
> but isn't dpkg responsible for asking about replacing changed
Yes, the bug in lynx is that the file is no longer marked as a conffile,
but is still shipped in /etc.
It would be nice if dpkg would refuse to install packages this badly broken,
but this bug is completely lynx's fault.