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Re: [PATCH] added --force-* options for conffile handling

On Mon, Oct 11, 1999 at 05:45:40PM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously sparc porters wrote:
> > This patch attempts to resolve some issues referenced in bug #4950 and lots
> > of others. Basically it adds four new --force-* options detailed below. This
> > is the last step to non-interactive upgrades.
> I'm not sure I like all these options, it makes it very easy for people
> to shoot themselves in the foot. I have a much more interesting patch
> from Roman that I intend to add first, which will hopefully make this
> patches unnecessary.

I'm not sure how you mean people could mess things up (obviously all the
--force-* options can do this, which is why there is a note).

Any chance I can see the patch?

> Oh, dpkg just got complete HURD support in CVS :)

Cool :)


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