Bug#562554: prompting due to modified conffiles which where not modified by the user
waja at cyconet.org
Sat Jan 23 15:54:01 UTC 2010
On Friday 25 December 2009, Holger wrote:
> during a test with piuparts I noticed your package failed the piuparts
> upgrade test because dpkg detected a conffile as being modified and then
> prompted the user for an action. As there is no user input, this fails. But
> this is not the real problem, the real problem is that this prompt shows up
> in the first place, as there was nobody modifying this conffile at all, the
> package has just been installed and upgraded...
> Installing new version of config
> file /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/90science-config ...
> Configuration file `/etc/blends/science/science.conf'
> ==> File on system created by you or by a script.
> ==> File also in package provided by package maintainer.
> What would you like to do about it ? Your options are:
> Y or I : install the package maintainer's version
> N or O : keep your currently-installed version
> D : show the differences between the versions
> Z : background this process to examine the situation
> The default action is to keep your current version.
> *** science.conf (Y/I/N/O/D/Z) [default=N] ? dpkg: error processing
> fig (--configure):
> EOF on stdin at conffile prompt
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
is there any special reason for providing /etc/blends/science/science.conf
with the package and regenerating it via blend-update-usermenus through
Thanks and with kind regards, Jan.
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