Package modifies dhclient.conf

Bug #1581589 reported by Robie Basak on 2016-05-13
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Bug Description

Modifying dhclient.conf breaks upgrades because users will be faced with a conffile prompt. Non-interactive upgrades will not be able to address this issue.

I note that Debian policy warns against diverting conffiles. A proper fix would probably be to design a decent interaction with dhclient so that modifying its conffile is not necessary, or to have it provide a .d directory, or similar.

Dan Watkins (daniel-thewatkins) wrote :

(The corresponding bug for this in Debian isc-dhcp-client is https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=686236)

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