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Re: Advice on how best to handle non-backwards compatibility

On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 02:36:39PM +0000, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Martin Pitt <martin@piware.de>
> > It is not nice if an apt-get upgrade breaks an important
> > functionality (printing) and does not tell me about it.
> AFAIU, it does not break printing. Lprngtool is a user interface for
> *changing* the configuration of the printing subsystem. The upgrade
> may mean that the administrative user interface stops working, but as
> long as you don't need to change the configuration, the print server
> will keep functioning.

Please see my other posting, which includes an example of the problem.



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