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Re: Upgrading the priority of ucf

"Steinar H. Gunderson" <sgunderson@bigfoot.com> writes:

> Hi,
> It has recently come to my attention that nfs-utils (which is priority
> standard) cannot depend on ucf, since ucf is of priority optional.
> I can only see four solutions for this:
>  a) Ignore the problem for etch, figure out what do to afterwards.
>  b) Downgrade nfs-utils' priority (but I don't think this is a very good
>     idea).
>  c) Rip out the ucf dependency (possible, but far from ideal; using ucf
>     instead of regular conffile handling allowed me to close a few bugs,
>     at least one of them RC).
>  d) Upgrade ucf to priority standard.
> I'd personally go with d); would anybody have objections to this? (Cc-ing
> Manoj as the ucf maintainer, even though I'd believe he reads -devel.)
> /* Steinar */

e) Test for ucf presence and emulate its behaviour if not.


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