Ubuntu Linux under MS Virtual PC 2004

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto fabbione at fabbione.net
Fri Sep 17 05:00:43 UTC 2004

On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Matt Zimmerman wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 10:36:58PM +0100, Paul Sladen wrote:
> > On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > > Assuming you have NOT edited the config file by hand already:
> >
> > Would it worth adding a shell-script to reset the md5sum;  rather than
> > having to ask users to do:
> >
> >   md5sum /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 | sudo tee /var/lib/xfree86/XF86Config-4.md5sum
> >
> > type business?
> Even better, I think, would be to use something like ucf, so that the user
> is prompted if they want to overwrite their manual changes or attempt to
> merge them.

This is a bit of a problem to implement at this point in time and it would
require a lot of changes to ensure smooth upgrades. We can consider this
option for the next release.


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