Re: Select which conffiles shall be raplaced an which not
|--==> Matthew Palmer writes:
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MP> On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 01:29:38PM +0100, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
>>When running apt-get dist-upgrade I'd like to be able to set a list of
>>packages whose confiles shall be replaced by the newer versions
>>supplied by the package (if any) , while other packages' confiles
>>should be keep the locally modified version.
>>Is this possible?
MP> Not that I know of, but it would be an interesting modification to make to
MP> dpkg (which is the program that manages the replacement of modified
Yes, I think so. There are the dpkg --force-conf(new|old|default)
options, which you can tell apt-get to use with DPpk::Options, but as
I guess apt-get dist-upgrade calls dpkg with all packages at once, you
can't select for which packages use the force-conf option and for