[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#339971: nagios-plugins-basic: upgrade trouble from sarge?

Lars Wirzenius liw at iki.fi
Sat Nov 19 23:42:46 UTC 2005

Package: nagios-plugins-basic
Version: 1.4.2-5

While testing upgrades of nsca from sarge via etch to sid, with
piuparts, I ran into the following problem with nagios-plugins-basic,
which gets dragged in by apt-get:

  Setting up nagios-plugins-basic (1.4.2-5) ...

  Configuration file `/etc/nagios-plugins/config/disk.cfg'
   ==> 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.

It would seem that there is something going wrong with the upgrade:
maybe an earlier version (or another package) created the file in a
postinst and now it is part of the package as a conffile?

The entire piuparts log file is over 200 kilobytes, so I won't attach
it, but I will gladly mail it on request, if you think it would be

Yet another password: just say no.

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