Re: apt-get: how to circumvent automatic removal
On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 04:54:49AM +0200, Daniel Klein wrote:
> The thing I was trying to do was quite simply this: I wanted to run a
> second ftp server on another port range. Next to the already installed
> proftpd I wanted to run a vsftpd. However, the cow thought that, 'well,
> that's a new ftp server! He won't need the old one! Let's throw it out,
> including the conf files!'.
It wouldn't delete the conf files unless requested to ("purge").
What if (as someone else already posted) they both supply files named
"/usr/bin/ftpd"? You CANNOT have both installed then, can you?
Why not run a second instance of proftpd listening to the other port?
Carl Fink firstname.lastname@example.org
Jabootu's Minister of Proofreading