On Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:51:37 -0700 (PDT)
mwall <mw...@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:

> On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 6:36:25 AM UTC-4, Liz wrote:
> >
> > Just trying the upgrade through this system. I have got to diff the 
> > files and find the essential parts of the weewx.conf that I have to 
> > change, and those I have to retain. 
> > I can do that, but for a lot of our users this is a big degree of 
> > difficulty. 
> >
> > I'd suggest that the post-install script looks at essentials which
> > need changing in conf files and does those. 
> >  
> liz,
> could you provide more detail about the process you went through so i
> can duplicate the behavior?
> there is already logic in the pre/post scripts that *should* upgrade
> the weewx.conf file when you do a .deb upgrade (using dpkg or apt).
> when it encounters changes to weewx.conf, it *should* do the standard
> debian prompts about changed files.
> m

dpkg-reconfigure offers Metric vs Imperial measures (whatever they
might be called)
However, Metric installs METRICWX, not metric, with the wind speeds in
I've tried it twice more to be sure that dpkg-reconfigure is the
responsible part.


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