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Re: anticipating the upstart migration

Eric Dorland writes ("Re: anticipating the upstart migration"):
> Shouldn't it be possible to move the alternatives around in an atomic
> fashion? ln -sf bar foo.tmp ; mv foo.tmp foo . Or am I missing
> something? 

This is in theory possible, I suppose.  You would have to avoid
update-alternatives --rename and do half of it manually and take
extraordinary care.


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