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Old 03-21-2011, 02:07 PM   #1
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Debian / Ubuntu : Config File Preservation and Merging?


How does Debian preserve/merge config file information during software upgrades? My google searches left me a little unclear on this point.

Also (if you happen to know) does Ubuntu use the same method?
 
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The following is pretty good description

http://raphaelhertzog.com/2010/09/21...naged-by-dpkg/

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---------- Post added 2011-03-22 at 04:59 ----------

The following is pretty good description

http://raphaelhertzog.com/2010/09/21...naged-by-dpkg/

Cheers,

Evo2.
 
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Old 03-22-2011, 11:19 AM   #3
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Thank you for your help. That explained it well enough.
 
  


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