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Re: edit patches in dpkg configuration file dialog

On Sat, 03 Mar 2007 09:33:30 +0100, Nico Golde wrote:

> you always have the problem that you 
> might miss new configuration flags or you have to adapt the 
> new file manually from your old backup and "merge" the 
> changes.

Ack, that's annoying IMO.
> What about the possibility to view the patch, edit it with 
> your favorite editor and the just apply the patch?
> This way you don't have to do all the manual stuff after 
> installing the packages and you don't miss new configuration 
> flags.

Sounds great.
> Are there already people who started to do something 
> similar? Do you think this is useful?

IMO this feature would be very useful.
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