Re: force-confmiss does not work
On 2012-03-11 17:31 +0100, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> I'm trying to reinstall smb.conf file as it came with samba-common.
> However, even when I reinstall samba-common (into which it seems to
> appear) with the force-confmiss option, it won't get reinstlled:
This happens because the file /etc/samba/smb.conf is managed with ucf(1)
and not shipped in the package, hence dpkg does not know about it.
> is this a problem of samba-common package?
> How to get the file reinstalled, amongst purging and reinstalling it?
Set the UCF_FORCE_CONFFMISS environment variable, e.g.
# UCF_FORCE_CONFFMISS=1 apt-get --reinstall install samba-common
should do the trick.