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Re: ntp 4.2.0 in experimental

On Sun, 15 Feb 2004, Per Olofsson wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 15, 2004 at 18:34 +0100, Michal Politowski wrote:
> > Then why have these people set their debconf/priority to anything
> > lower than critical?
> Because then some packages will assume that you want them to
> overwrite your changes when upgrading.

If that is happening, it's a serious bug. Packages _must_ respect
changes to conffiles.

It's not like it's all that difficult to ask questions with debconf at
appropriate levels, provide reasonable defaults, and not modify the
config file if it shouldn't be modififed.

Don Armstrong

 -- Maritza Campos http://www.crfh.net/d/20020601.html


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