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Re: Proposal to improve package configuration upgrades

On Thu, Feb 26 2009, Harald Braumann wrote:

> But there are 3 possible situations here:
> 1. value has been changed between the last and the new maintainer
> version
> 2. value was modified locally
> 3. both of the above 

        Well, a complete analysis of the situations ucf faces are at [0]
 and [1], and that discusses more initial states than 3 (the local file
 removed by user offers an interesting set of states). [2] is an essay
 into functional programming for ucf, but I wonder about the

0: http://www.golden-gryphon.com/blog/manoj/blog/2009/02/24/Rethinking_ucf/
1: http://www.golden-gryphon.com/blog/manoj/blog/2009/03/01/Rethinking_ucf_redux/
2: http://www.golden-gryphon.com/blog/manoj/miscellaneous/functional_ucf/
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