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Re: Bug#189566: amavisd-new: bad interaction with package amavis-ng

On Sun, 20 Apr 2003 01:13:50 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
<hmh@debian.org> wrote:
>It is also a damn hole in Debian policy.  That one I will propose a fix
>to:  scripts that are conffiles MUST test if the package is in the installed
>state, and that test MUST either be done by checking for the presence of a
>*file* (and no other filesystem object!) that is specific for that package
>only in the entire distribution, or by querying the packaging system.

In the last case, there should be a way to do this _easily_. Currently
the only way to do this is parsing dpkg --list output, which is mucho

To address the original problem: I think that amavis-ng needs to have
its amavisd renamed, and I am working with the amavis-ng maintainer to
do this.


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