Re: postinst howto q's
Igor has already pointed out the the md5sum and non-confile
postinst-handled file solutions.
As to the ugly hack of trying to call dpkg -l in the middle of
a dpkg run, that may not be feasible since dpkg tries very hard to
serialize access to its state files.
The best solution probably is to create a script in
/usr/sbin/pppupd-config, and tell the user to run that when ppp has
been configured. (Make sure that this line does not get lost,
scrolling up the screen, on a large upgrade run.
In some cases it is better to let the humans make the tough
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