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Re: WARNING: Re: debhelper & /usr/bin/passwd

Stephen Zander wrote:
>>>>>> "Brian" == Brian May <bam@snoopy.apana.org.au> 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 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 <bam@snoopy.apana.org.au>

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