On Mon, 2005-01-10 at 18:40 +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote: > [Otavio Salvador] > > No because some applications doesn't depends only of configuration > > files but data-files. When you purge then, all data files will be > > removed together (in major of times). Another problem is how you can > > revert upgrade processes in database files and like? > > RPM have a feature allowing it to do upgrade transactions and rollback > of failed installs, where it will include the data files in the > transaction log. I read about this in the Linux Journal article > "Transactions and Rollback with RPM" by James Oden, > <URL:http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7034>. > > Such feature would be nice to have in Debian as well. If you have a > very short upgrade window, where one will have to abort and roll back > if the upgrade fail, it would be helpful if dpkg would allow you to > roll back the upgrade. > Feel free to spec something out on http://www.dpkg.org/ Scott -- Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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