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Re: Ask user in postinst for overwrite of config file

On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 10:06:05AM +0100, Markus Schulz wrote:
> After a package upgrade i want to check if the generated config file was 
> modified by user with a md5sum and ask the user if i can override the 
> existing config file (only if different) with the new generated 
> version. 
> But a read inside postinst can't take a response from user. How can i do 
> this? Is there a better solution for this problem?

Why not do it where all other questions are asked, from the config script?  Do
you need your dependencies installed when you ask the questions?


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