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RE: problem with lftp 2.6.8-1 postinstall script

> From: Mark Blackburn
> Sent: Saturday, November 08, 2003 7:20 AM

> I apologize for the trouble this is causing people. I'm looking into
> this problem now.
> I didn't test the install with setup. I just ran my postinstall script
> by hand to test it. I don't know why installing with setup is having
> this effect.
> For now I suggest that no one installs the lftp-2.6.8 package.
> I also ask that this package be removed from the ftp server
> until I can package a 2.6.8-2 version.
> Mark Blackburn

The problems is: expects to have a console around, a user and keyboard attached. But
this isn't the case for postinstall scripts when they get run from setup.

to get rid of the problem fast:

$ diff -up
---    2003-11-07 20:42:56.000000000 +0100
+++        2003-11-07 20:54:06.000000000 +0100
@@ -34,6 +34,7 @@ request()

 # Check if lftp.conf exists. If yes, ask for overwriting
+export auto_answer="no"

 if [ -f "${SYSCONFDIR}/lftp.conf" ]

/Hannu E K Nevalainen, B.Sc. EE - 59?16.37'N, 17?12.60'E
-- printf("LocalTime: UTC+%02d\n",(DST)? 2:1); --

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