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Re: Solutions for the Apache upgrade hell

On 2014-07-17 15:44:18 +0200, Arno Töll wrote:
> On 17.07.2014 15:38, Christian Hofstaedtler wrote:
> > My understanding was that the new apache binaries would install new
> > config files, and it would then work? (With the correct
> > replaces/breaks/...)
> Yes. However, Apache has a notable number of configuration files (not
> conffiles), namely symlinks from, e.g. mods-enabled to mods-available,
> resulting in the working configuration users would like to have.
> These are being lost if and only if people use --purge during an upgrade
> as for today, and perhaps for the release unless I use either
> alternative highlighted initially.

Yes, and a consequence of this loss is that dpkg fails.

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