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Re: /bin/sh diversions

On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 10:13:38PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 06:54:49AM +0200, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > diversions are far from being atomic.
> True, but it is persistent across upgrades and doesn't require any
> particular support from the package.

Is it a bug (or a missing feature) that diversions aren't atomic?

The --rename option to dpkg-divert means it can be done atomically if
dpkg-divert is clever enough, at least in all the ways that count.

aj, surprised it's not already atomic

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