[packagekit] PackageKit & Debian, Was: External dependencies, DeviceKit-power and GNOME Power Manager

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 27 04:25:25 PST 2008

Sebastian Heinlein [2008-11-26 16:13 +0100]:
> Perhaps this helps you in jockey:
> apt_pkg.Config.Set("DPkg::Options::", '--force-confdef')
> apt_pkg.Config.Set("DPkg::Options::", '--force-confold')

I only use --force-confnew, but yes, I know and use this approach.
While that's an acceptable workaround for cleaning up after fglrx'
upstream installer (which left a modified configuration file in the
system), it's not applicable to general package managers, though.


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