Re: Merging packages
Frank Küster <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Andreas Metzler <email@example.com> wrote:
>> bug #420578
> Oh, since your statement confused me a bit, but reading the bug log
> clarified it: The problem is not with any symlink pointing to conffiles,
> in particular not with the common case of fixing non-FHS-aware
> applications by creating symlinks from /usr/share/ to /etc.
Sorry for being unclear.
> The problem is specifically with symlinks from /etc to some other place
> in /etc, and is caused by the fact that debhelper does not mark symlinks
> in /etc as conffiles. Has this aspect been discussed with the debhelper
Actually the problem is that dpkg does not handle the case (#421344)
sanely and therefore debhelper cannot (#421346) do it.
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