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Re: postinst freeze?

On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 09:01:44PM +0200, Kenneth Vestergaard Schmidt wrote:
> Just got a bug on a package I'm maintaining (FilterProxy) - the problem is 
> that when you upgrade filterproxy, it hangs in postinst. I've looked over the 
> postinst script in the .deb file, and really can't see what the problem is...
> It occured right after I started using debconf to show a single message 
> (Type: note).


> I'm clueless as to what the problem is, can anybody help me?

The daemon doesn't close its file descriptors, I'll bet.  Read up on
debconf on how to handle it. 

						- chad

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