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Re: dpkg: File missing at postinst (Re: Bug#98419: Postgresql on sid (fwd))

Previously Oliver Elphick wrote:
> Does dpkg not consider removal of a conffile to be a change?

If the user does that, yes. Which is why that change is preserved on
an upgade (ie dpkg won't let the conffile reappear automatically).

> It sounds like a dpkg bug, then.  Is it?

No, it's documented behaviour. dpkg considers removing a conffile
a normal change to a conffile, just like editing it.


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