this happens, because the preinstal uncoditionally tries to create the
symlink, w/o checking that it already is a symlink the live-uptime.
Easy reproducable via apt-get install --reinstall live-tools, no need
for an upgrade :)
Attached is a patch which moves the creation of the symlink from the
preinst (and removing of it in postrm) to the actual package (via
Upgrading 3.0.2-1 â 3.0.2-1.1 and 3.0.2-1.1 â 3.0.2-1.1 is tested,
everything else is not.
Bruce Schneier can read and understand Perl programs.
From cf828f00b1c02e873e02ce3446d948a6d747bc6c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Evgeni Golov <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2012 16:17:06 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] =?UTF-8?q?install the uptime â live-uptime ? =?UTF-8?q?link in the package, not in preinst?MIME-Version: 1.0