On Mon, 2010-09-13 at 14:38 -0700, Dave Rawks wrote: > Package: nfs-kernel-server > Version: 1:1.1.2-6lenny2 > Severity: important > > > In the maintaner scripts included in nfs-kernel-server ucf is > used to detect whether the configfiles > managed by the scripts have been changed via a local edit. However the > postinst makes no inquiry against ucf > regarding whether another package has registered itself with any of the > files managed by nfs-kernel-server's > scripts. As such if another package ships for instance /etc/exports AND > also registers it's copy of the configfile > with ucf then subsequent calls to the "upgrade" section of > nfs-kernel-server's postinst script will result in > nfs-nerkel-server's default version of the configfile clobbering the > local copy even though ti is was > properly registered with ucf as belonging to the other package. [...] It seems like we should register /etc/exports as belonging to nfs-kernel-server. However, nfs-kernel-server will not be coinstallable with your other package since ucfr will fail. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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