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Re: dpkg -i question

Thanks go to Andrei and Sven for prompt response and helping me
clearing this thing out!

On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 9:38 AM, Hinko Kocevar<hinkocevar@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've started using dpkg in the company I work for now. Before that I
> was not familiar with the tool.
> My question is in regard to the fact when/how are files installed in
> /etc/default when I run 'dpkg -i pkg.deb'.
> What I've observed is that missing or modified file in /etc/default is
> never installed or replaced, even when missing on the filesystem and
> present in the deb package. If file in /etc/default is missing it can
> be forced with 'dpkg --force-all -i pkg.deb', that works. This is not
> the case for eg. files placed in /opt/bin (the same package).
> I guess that there is a resonable explanatin for this and that is what
> I'm looking for.
> PS. I can provide more info about the package if needed and complete fail case.
> Thank you,
> Hinko
> --
> .. the more I see the less I believe.., AE AoR

.. the more I see the less I believe.., AE AoR

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