Re: postinst scripts failing because a new conffile wasn't accepted: Is it a bug?
Scripsit Frank Küster <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Henning Makholm <email@example.com> wrote:
>> In the long run, the user-friendly solution is probably to offer (via
>> a debconf question that defaults to 'yes') to automatically rewrite
>> the conffile to take the change into account.
> That can only be done if we change our policy with respect to maintainer
> scripts changing of conffiles; and that I would not want unless
> something like ucf does is integrated in dpkg.
Do you mean that every package that offers to edit conffiles based on
debconf questions is policy-buggy?
Henning Makholm "Khanivore is climbing out of its life-support pod."