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Bug#208569: Processed: this is an update-rc.d bug, really

* Miquel van Smoorenburg (miquels@cistron.net) wrote :
> It's not a bug, it's a feature. It works exactly as documented. If your
> package installed the links with the wrong sequence number, it's the
> responsibility of the package to detect and fix this in the postinst
> of the new version.
> This is admittedly not trivial. But it's how it works.
Um, eww. Oh well. It'd be nice if in the future you could tell update-rc.d
to do it for you - something like:
update-rc.d -u name <new-seq> <old-seq> and only have update-rc.d do it if
the old number matched?

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