[pkg-dhcp-devel] Bug#698582: Bug#698582: isc-dhcp-client: prompting due to modified conffiles which were not modified by the user: /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf

Michael Gilbert mgilbert at debian.org
Sun Feb 10 21:55:29 UTC 2013

> Note that /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf has the same md5sum as
> /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf in the upgrade case, and a different one on
> fresh squeeze installs. This is probably caused by
>     if [ -z "$2" ]; then
>         if [ -e /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf ]; then
>             cp /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf
>         fi
>     fi
> in debian/isc-dhcp-client.postinst.

Thanks for the triage.  i think the postinst in squeeze should have
been more careful: it should have copied dhcp3/dhclient.conf only if
it differed from lenny's default.  So, shouldn't this get fixed in
squeeze-proposed-updates instead?

Best wishes,

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