Subject: Re: postinstall fixes failed: gid sendmail uid
To: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/19/2005 21:18:12
On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 08:48:24PM +0100, Hauke Fath wrote:
> What surprises me more is that the OP did not consider running etcupdate(8)
> before postinstall. Since that nicely takes care of updating things that
> may result in conflicts with local changes, I do not really see the need of
> including an expert system into postinstall.

Sysinst will run postinstall, IIRC it isn't possible to run etcupdate
with the information available on an installed system.


David Laight: