Re: "The Debian exim 4 packages suck badly" on email@example.com
* Henning Makholm
| 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?
It's also a nice way for other packages to update exim's configuration
-- I'm considering shipping files for mailman, for instance. It would
be nice if SA did the same and so on.
Tollef Fog Heen ,''`.
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