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Re: APT 0.7 for sid

Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org> writes:

> Michael Vogt wrote:
>> unattended-upgrades comes with a default configuration that will only
>> apply security updates (but it can be configured in any way people
>> want) and it will do some careful checking to not upgrade packages
>> that require manual intervention bia conffile prompts. It will also
>> check that a security update does not bring in a new package from a
>> non-security source, not break the cache and offer logging/mail of
>> the changes to the administrator. It is designed to integrate nicely
>> with update-notifier and the apt cronjob.
> Unattended security upgrades are not supported; while we can typically fix
> security problems w/o requiring manual user interaction, we cannot
> guarantee it all cases. The user needs to read the DSA.

As already said elsewhere in this thread, that's exactly the point of
"unattended-upgrades": It detects if manual user interaction is
required, and will not upgrade the package in this case.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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