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Re: postgresql and debconf [Re: package and dpkg improvements to help autoinstallers]

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On Tue, 2002-07-30 at 12:12, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> Adrian von Bidder wrote:

> > Perhaps as 'xxx.new' which the upgrade script would then move to the
> > real names after having done the dump.
> I don't think that is necessary, because the _old_ binaries are saved by
> the prerm to make them available to the upgrade script.  I really don't
> want to have to write my own version of dpkg to handle the installation!
>  a) the database will become unavailable to all users until the
> administrator does an upgrade by hand; or

I was assuming that the database would stay up if the user won't let
debconf upgrade. But if db shutdown is ok, my idea is of course not

-- vbi

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