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Re: postinst scripts failing because a new conffile wasn't accepted: Is it a bug?

Scripsit Frank Küster <frank@debian.org>
> Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> wrote:

>> Do you mean that every package that offers to edit conffiles based on
>> debconf questions is policy-buggy?

> Of course, see 10.7.3:

> | These two styles of configuration file handling must not be mixed, for
> | that way lies madness: dpkg will ask about overwriting the file every
> | time the package is upgraded.
> `----

This rationale does not apply to the case we are discussing.

Henning Makholm                "De kan rejse hid og did i verden nok så flot
                                 Og er helt fortrolig med alverdens militær"

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