Re: XFree86 news; users of TESTING or UNSTABLE, PLEASE READ
On Wed, 17 Oct 2001, Branden Robinson wrote:
> doc/xbase-clients/examples/Xmodmap, and the Xsession manual page describes how
> to write a replacement for /etc/X11/Xsession.d/40xfree86-common_xmodmap. Of
> course, if you're upgrading, you can just move the -old versions of these files
> back into place. Be sure to give them different names, or change their contents
> (say, by adding a comment), so that they aren't moved again on the next upgrade
> of XFree86.
Why give these different names? dpkg passes the previous version to
maintainer scripts, so you can check what is being upgraded from.
If this version is less that 4.1.0-7, then do the move. Otherwise, not.
Don't inflict additional pain on an admin, when this kind of check can be