[Openstack-devel] Bug#677400: Bug#677400: This is not a bug, it is a feature!

Loic Dachary loic at enovance.com
Mon Jun 18 14:10:28 UTC 2012

On 06/18/2012 04:03 PM, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 06/18/2012 03:51 PM, Loic Dachary wrote:
>> On 06/18/2012 08:38 AM, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>>> On Mon Jun 18 2012 01:06:30 PM CST, Ola Lundqvist <ola at inguza.com> wrote:
>>>> The statement in the mail to the development list is wrong.
>>>> Install scripts can modify configuration files if it is done
>>>> in a safe way preserving local modifications.
>>> No! If you intend to modify a configuration file
>>> it shouldn't be marked as such, and should be
>>> managed by post{inst,rm}.
>>>> Due to this I'm closing this bug now.
>>> Please reopen it!
>> Could you please provide a patch explaining how you would resolve this release critical bug ? That will also help understand your position. I'm sure Ola will then agree to cleanup and integrate the patch that is most agreeable to you.
>> Thanks in advance for the help :-)
> FYI, I sent a patch our Git repo on Alioth, and I'm currently
> working on adding debconf support for nova-compute-xen (so that
> the URL, username and password can be configured through debconf).
> I'll upload when I'm done with that.
I assume you're refering to:

commit 759525ad91c32f5619ee8bbae0d0e3a01232d7b2
Author: Thomas Goirand <thomas at goirand.fr>
Date:   Mon Jun 18 12:35:34 2012 +0000

    Fixes "prompting due to modified conffiles" (Closes: #677400)

Thanks for fixing this :-)

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