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Re: uninstalling smail when a self compiled MTA is present

Marc.Haber-lists@gmx.de (Marc Haber) writes:

> On 07 Jan 1999 21:33:48 +1300, you wrote:
> >Marc.Haber-lists@gmx.de (Marc Haber) writes:
> >> Sounds like a bad brute-force approach. Can't dpkg do the remove and
> >> the install of the equivs package in a single operation?
> >
> >Yes, AFAIK.  "dpkg --auto-deconfigure --install new-mta.deb"

[Marc proves me wrong.]

/usr/lib/dpkg/methods/disk/install says:

    dpkg --install --auto-deconfigure

and uses:

    dpkg -iB

Maybe it matters which order it goes in?

	 Carey Evans  http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/

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