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Re: Migrating away from ucf without dpkg prompting


Many thanks for your input on this.

On Thu, Aug 23, 2018 at 10:52:24AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> And dropping ucf handling is certainly not required for addressing Policy
> 4.1.3 compatibility, which is what you mention in the changelog.
> Why do you think it's necessary here to revert to a conffile?

I didn't think it was necessary. But having addressed the 4.1.3 prohibition of
AUTOSTART=0|1 in /etc/default/apt-cacher, that file was no longer being modified
in the postinst.  Therefore it *could* revert to being a normal conffile.

I suppose I thought simpler handling and dropping an unnecessary dependency was a
step forward.

But I am happy to be told I am wrong ;)