[SCM] Debian packaging for jack-audio-connection-kit branch, master.jackd2, updated. debian/1.9.4+svn3842-2-24-g6b0dbd2

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Tue Mar 2 14:00:56 UTC 2010

On Tue, Mar 02, 2010 at 02:41:56PM +0100, Adrian Knoth wrote:
>On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 07:42:25PM -0300, Felipe Sateler wrote:
>> > +    mv $CONFIG_FILE{,.disabled} || true
>> Note that the {,} idiom is a bashism. It will fail with dash as 
>> /bin/sh
>Thanks, that's fixed.

 From a quick glance it looks to me that you are moving around a conffile 
in a packaging script.  It is tricky to do so properly - an example of 
what might else happen is users getting confusing questions if they want 
to preserve or overwrite "their" changes at package update.

When switching from non-confile to conffile (which seems to be the case 
here) there are (complex) ways to handle that properly by using ucf 
instead and hashing the older default config files.

Tell me if it would be relevant to dust off an old example of doing that 
(from the uw-imap package some years ago when it contained a 

  - Jonas

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