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Re: Bug#500786: on upgrade crash, udev installation may remain in an inconsistent state

On Thu, 02 Oct 2008, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > ----- Forwarded message from Ole Marggraf <marggraf@astro.uni-bonn.de> -----
> > On rebooting, this leaves the
> > system in a very ugly state if the user does not know that all he
> > needs to do is to move the new /etc/init.d/udev.dkpg-new to
> > /etc/init.d/udev and reboot again (this just for the record in case
> > anybody may need it).
> Would `dpkg --configure -a` have solved the issue as well? I just ask
> because I think that command is supposed to be well-known by system
> administratrors.

Yes, or even dpkg --configure udev. Conffiles are moved into place during
the configuration step of package's installation.

Raphaël Hertzog

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