** Description changed:
The config file conflict dialog in update-manager will be only one line high.
This essentially just shows the start of the diff making it hard for people to
make an informed decision.
1) Install artful (so you have updates to install)
2) Modify /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades and set Prompt=never
- 3) Run update-manager (only install the new update-manager)
- 4) Observe the config file prompt dialog being 1 line high
+ 3) Edi /var/lib/dpkg/status and set the md5sum for
/etc/update-manager/release-upgrades to something else e.g. use the md5sum for
+ 4) Run update-manager (only install the software updater group)
+ 5) Observe the config file prompt dialog being 1 line high
With the version of aptdaemon from -proposed you will see multiple
Little - its a one line patch to to allow the dialog to expand vertically.
This is similar to bug 1623856 regarding the download progress window
only being one line high but the dialog affected is actually the one
title = _("Replace your changes in '%s' with a later version of "
"the configuration file?") % from_path
msg = _("If you don't know why the file is there already, it is "
"usually safe to replace it.")
I've observed this on Ubuntu 17.04 but suspect it also affects Ubuntu
16.10 as the other bug does.
*** 1.1.1+bzr982-0ubuntu17 500
500 http://192.168.10.7/ubuntu zesty/main amd64 Packages
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