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Re: dh_config_model_upgrade: package upgrade with Config::Model

On Fri, 04 Dec 2009 18:38:19 +0000, Neil Williams wrote:

> > * Or more generally: I want to preserve my locally modified values
> >   and at the same time update the rest which I haven't touched.
> That's a user change, I thought the point of this was that changes *not
> done by users* are causing problems. Different problem.

Right, that's a different problem, and AFAIK Config::Model handles
> > And that's what Config::Model allows, as far as I understood it.
> That's not how I understood the purposes of it, although it could be
> used that way, it isn't sufficient justification IMHO.
> If admins make changes, admins should expect to handle the dpkg
> conflicts.

Sure, just that I (as an admin) would like to be able to do it easier
than it works now.
> I thought the idea of this was to handle changes not made by users - I
> think we agree that those instances are bugs.

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