Colin Watson wrote: > On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 06:17:49AM +1000, Paul Gear wrote: > >>John Hasler wrote: >> >>>That is precisely what we are talking about. >> >>What you said was "We are talking about files the contents of which are >>created by maintainer scripts." My point was that it doesn't matter >>what creates it (the package or the maintainer script), it's >>counter-intuitive that you can't track back from a file to its related >>application. > > > If the package creates it (i.e., it's shipped in the .deb), then 'dpkg > -S' will tell you about it; so you and John are in fact talking about > exactly the same thing. John is just drilling down and trying to work > out ways of implementing it. I see that now after reading over the last few messages again. Sorry to give the impression i'm still expecting something. -- Paul <http://paulgear.webhop.net> -- If at first you *do* succeed, carefully check your success metrics for accuracy.
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