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Re: It's Huntin' Season


On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 04:53:24PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:

> 	If you look at the script I posted, the user is not asked any
>  questions if the file on the system is the same file that is
>  currently being shipped. In the general case, I think this is good
>  enough; if one cares, one can special case the md5sum of the last
>  non-conffile one shipped and check that, but I hate special cases.

I agree that special cases should generally be avoided. But in such a
situation, these special cases help our users to upgrade smoothly.
Hence, I think that, in such a situation, special cases are a
Good Thing (tm).



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