Please remove $Id$ from config files
rjk at terraraq.uk
Mon Feb 18 07:52:15 UTC 2019
Each time INN upgrades on my Debian systems I get redundant config file
update queries from dpkg. For example:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following packages will be upgraded:
inn2 inn2-dev inn2-inews libjs-sphinxdoc nbd-client
5 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/1,749 kB of archives.
After this operation, 9,216 B disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Reading changelogs... Done
Preconfiguring packages ...
(Reading database ... 227408 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../inn2_2.6.3-1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking inn2 (2.6.3-1) over (2.6.2-1+b1) ...
Preparing to unpack .../inn2-dev_2.6.3-1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking inn2-dev (2.6.3-1) over (2.6.2-1+b1) ...
Preparing to unpack .../inn2-inews_2.6.3-1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking inn2-inews (2.6.3-1) over (2.6.2-1+b1) ...
Preparing to unpack .../libjs-sphinxdoc_1.8.4-1_all.deb ...
Unpacking libjs-sphinxdoc (1.8.4-1) over (1.8.3-2) ...
Preparing to unpack .../nbd-client_1%3a3.19-3_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking nbd-client (1:3.19-3) over (1:3.19-2) ...
Setting up libjs-sphinxdoc (1.8.4-1) ...
Setting up inn2-dev (2.6.3-1) ...
Setting up inn2-inews (2.6.3-1) ...
Configuration file '/etc/news/inn.conf'
==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation.
==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version.
What would you like to do about it ? Your options are:
Y or I : install the package maintainer's version
N or O : keep your currently-installed version
D : show the differences between the versions
Z : start a shell to examine the situation
The default action is to keep your current version.
*** inn.conf (Y/I/N/O/D/Z) [default=N] ? d
--- /etc/news/inn.conf 2017-11-15 20:20:19.006138000 +0000
+++ /etc/news/inn.conf.dpkg-new 2019-02-17 16:52:36.000000000 +0000
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-## $Id: inn.conf.in 10049 2016-08-05 11:40:25Z iulius $
+## $Id: inn.conf.in 10301 2018-11-11 14:42:17Z iulius $
## inn.conf -- INN configuration data
@@ -18,10 +18,10 @@
# defaults generated by configure may be reasonable.
mta: "/usr/sbin/sendmail -oi -oem %s"
-organization: "A wobbly pile of bits running InterNetNews"
+organization: "A poorly-installed InterNetNews site"
@@ -29,10 +29,11 @@
Essentially no other software has the same issue. It's just a waste of
time. Please could the $Id$ lines be removed from the INN configuration
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