Re: package replacement and lack of disappearing...
On 5 Aug 2001, Robert Bihlmeyer wrote:
> Richard A Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Things look good, except that I expected sendmail to disappear !!!
> It's removed here, not purged. I consider this perfectly fine for
> "Conflicts" resolution -- wouldn't want the config files to disappear
> due to some automatic action. You can always purge it manually later,
> just as you did.
Nope... In this case, every conffile in one package is also in the other -
thats why the sendmail.list file became empty, and the package *SHOULD*
There are two problematic items:
1) Why didn't the older package disappear
2) Why did the subsequent purge erase /etc/init.d/sendmail despite
the explicit exit 0 above
> No manual is ever necessary.
May I politely interject here: BULLSHIT. That's the biggest Apple lie of all!
(Discussion in comp.os.linux.misc on the intuitiveness of interfaces.)