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Re: LILO 21.6-2

On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Joey Hess wrote:

>   This program only reinstall LiLO with the already given options.
>   You can reconfigure LiLO with the dpkg-reconfigure lilo or you can use
>   the old configuration tool, which is now named oldliloconfig.
>   Here we will run lilo, but now for security reasons we won't do it!
>   Please verify lilo.conf by hand and send comments to russell@coker.com.au!
>   Thanks, and sorry about the data loss ;)

This is absolutely intolerable.  lilo should NEVER overwrite /etc/lilo.conf,
unless EXPLICITLY given a --force option.  I do NOT want to see an upgrade of
this package kill a working configuration.

Version: 3.12
GCS d- s: a-- c+++ UL++++ P+ L++++ !E W+ M o+ K- W--- !O M- !V PS--
PE++ Y+ PGP++ t* 5++ X+ tv b+ D++ G e h*! !r z?
Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>        Finger Print | KeyID
67 01 42 93 CA 37 FB 1E    63 C9 80 1D 08 CF 84 0A | DE656B05 PGP
AD46 C888 F587 F8A3 A6DA  3261 8A2C 7DC2 8BD4 A489 | 8BD4A489 GPG
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