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Re: piuparts-MBF: prompting due to modified conffiles which where not modified by the user

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 12:15:04PM +0200, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Affected packages are: 

> cdd-dev_0.6.3
> cherokee_0.99.20-1
> conntrackd_1:0.9.12-1
> junior-config_1.15
> med-config_1.2
> openswan_1:2.6.22+dfsg-1.1
> science-config_0.6

> The logs are linked from 
> http://piuparts.debian.org/squeeze/conffile_prompt_error.html

> I'm a bit uncertain with what severity to file these bugs, OTOH it's quite 
> harmless, OTOH this is clearly a violation of a must-requierement in policy 
> and whats more important, it confuses the user (who likely will manually try 
> to find the changes) and makes upgrading more painful. 

Not harmless at all.  These are serious bugs.

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