Re: Only preserve a few conf files.
On Mon, 28 Nov 2011, dE . wrote:
> By default, when overwriting config files, dpkg will ask about it
> and the default action will be no. On Desktop systems with
> inexperienced users, the default action may not be a good idea (for
> .e.g. when updating sudoers).
> So is there a way to preserve only some conf files and overwrite the
> rest (as default action)? These configuration files are the ones
> that the admin modified so they should remain the default.
Please ask such questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
email@example.com is about the development of dpkg.
(There's the --force-confnew switch that you can use but it
can't be selectively applied only for some configurations files. It's an
all or nothing kind of option.)
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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