Re: "The Debian exim 4 packages suck badly" on firstname.lastname@example.org
Henning Makholm <email@example.com> writes:
> Scripsit Thomas Bushnell BSG <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > The point is that I want to massage some parts of the configuration
> > and not others. I want the others to continue to get updated by the
> > normal package installation process.
> So is the whole thing essentially a workaround for dpkg's current
> lack of good conffile update management, or would you still prefer the
> separate files way if dpkg magically gained a well-tested and stable
> conflict resolution scheme with bells, whistles, and 3-way merges?
Um, no, I don't think I said that. When I say, "this is an important
thing that X provides", you cannot go and assume that I mean "this is
the only reason to like X."