Re: Y or I, N or O
--- Oliver Elphick <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 10:49 +0100, Joseph Haig wrote:
> > When upgrading with "apt-get upgrade" I get the option to install a
> > configuration file or keep the existing one. The options are
> > Y or I : install the package maintainer's version
> > N or O : keep your currently-installed version
> > Now, I know that with either Y or I and N or O, both old and new
> > versions of the file are saved, but it doesn't say which! Which of
> > or O do I need to use to save a copy of the new file?
> If you choose Y, the existing configuration file will be saved as
> <filename>.dpkg-old and replaced by the package's version.
> If you choose N, the existing configuration file will be left
> and the new version will be saved in the same directory under the
> <filename>.dpkg-dist (or <filename>.dpkg-new).
Thanks. But if this is the case, what do I and O do?
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