[php-maint] Bug#463895: Bug#463895: php5-common: /etc/cron.d/php5 not installed
vorlon at debian.org
Mon Feb 4 17:46:22 UTC 2008
On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 01:06:15PM +0100, Mathias Behrle wrote:
> * Betr.: " Re: [php-maint] Bug#463895: php5-common: /etc/cron.d/php5 not
> installed" (Sun, 3 Feb 2008 20:33:53 -0800):
> > It's a conffile. To recover a conffile when reinstalling a package, you
> > need to use the --force-confmiss option to dpkg. There is no bug in the
> > php5 packages here.
> Ok, thank you very much, didn't know that.
> Despite this it isn't clear for me, why the conffile of the precedent package
> was deleted instead of replaced.
I don't know. It wasn't done by the official php5 package, which has
appropriate "hands-off" handling of its conffiles.
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