Am 03.06.2015 um 12:59 schrieb Marco d'Itri: > On Jun 03, Vincent Danjean <email@example.com> wrote: > >>> stretch+1 (or maybe +2): >>> - Check existance/non-emptiness of >>> /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules in udev.preinst, >>> Show critical debconf note, and refuse to upgrade >> No. It is always a real pain when a preinst script fails. > This part is not negotiable, because: > >> So, you can show a debconf note, try (or not) to migrate the file >> automatically, remove (or comment-out) the 70-persistent-net.rules, >> or ... but, please, do not write a preinst script that fails >> because the admin did not update its config before upgrading. > None of these solutions is applicable: either the upgrade can continue > or the network interfaces names will change with unpredictable > consequences. Does anyone remember how linux-base handled this when there was the /dev/hd* to /dev/sd* transition. Did it bail out if it failed to do the conversion? -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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