[Pkg-samba-maint] new conf file refused interactively still installed with new date

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Mon Apr 7 17:59:49 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 07:33:04PM +0200, sean finney wrote:
> On Monday 07 April 2008 07:00:50 pm Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 11:41:21AM +0200, Michel BRIAND wrote:

> > > Do you think that "user changes" includes timestamp as well ?

> > No, that has never been a requirement.  The requirement is that it must
> > preserve user changes, not that it preserve config files completely
> > unmodified.

> though really, i don't think it's unreasonable to file a bug against ucf
> that it should preserve timestamps on the files. 

Considering ucf isn't what's changing the file?

Samba has *always* touched smb.conf on upgrades, this is a normal
debconf-managed config file!  ucf is a red herring and has nothing to do
with why the timestamp changes.

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