Re: WARNING: Re: debhelper & /usr/bin/passwd
Stephen Zander wrote:
>>>>>> "Brian" == Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Brian> My versions of dpkg claim that --force-overwrite isn't on
> Brian> be default (otherwise it should have [*] after it):
>As does mine: and it lies! I've been testing package upgrades & dpkg
>itself is very definately using --force-overwite
> $ dpkg -l dpkg
> ii dpkg 1.4.1 Package maintenance system for Debian Linux
Version 220.127.116.11 seems OK here. I created two dummy test packages
both containing the same file, and installed them.
I will check the latest version tommorrow.
I suggest that you should file a bug report against dpkg...
Brian May <email@example.com>