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Re: cron.daily error for apt

On Lu, 05 dec 11, 12:14:06, Pierre Frenkiel wrote:
>     To replace also the modified files, I added in apt.conf
>             "--force-confask";
>      I think there was a time where this was the default with apt-get

You must be confusing this with the regular behavior. From 'man dpkg' 
(emphasis mine):

confask: If a conffile has been modified *always* offer to replace it 
with the version in the package, even if the version in the package
*did not change*.

Hope this explains,
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