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Re: It's Huntin' Season

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:

> >>"Nicolas" == Nicolas Boullis <Boullis.Nicolas@libertysurf.fr> writes:
>  Nicolas> Can't you test in preinst if this file is the one you shipped in th
> e
>  Nicolas> previous version ov the package ?
> 	You may not need to do it in preinst, since these files are
>  created/updated in the postinst (which is the reason they can't be
>  marked as conffiles in the first place).

Mime was included in the package, but wasn't marked.

> 	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'll look at your script.


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