On Freitag, 2. Mai 2008, Atsuhito Kohda wrote: > I'm afraid this might be already discussed somewhere > but I'd like to know how developers think of it. > > I recently noticed that there were /etc/postgresql/8.2/main/ > and /etc/postgresql/8.3/main/ so my customization of > /etc/postgresql/8.2/main/pg_hba.conf would be lost at present. > > Does the Policy admit this kind of handling of conffiles? I don't mean to speak for the PostgreSQL package maintainers. But postgresql-8.2 and postgresql-8.3 are different packages. So unless you purge the postgresql-8.2 package nothing should be lost. You should not get 8.3 installed and 8.2 purged just by doing "aptitude dist-upgrade". Kindly Christoph
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