Re: tuareg-mode and ocaml-mode
On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 07:58:50PM +0200, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> Ralf Treinen <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 07:36:47PM +0200, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> >> > Well, a system administrator might have modified these files,
> >> > and then it would not be OK when they disappear on a remove.
> >> > Can you test whether the files are still the original ones?
> >> I don't know how. I don't even think it is possible.
> > You could compare the md5 checksum of the installed files with the
> > checksum of the original files.
> Sure, but there isn't anything I can do if checksums differ: I'm not
> allowed to modify conffiles.
At least you could remove them in case the checksum is the same.
I guess this will almost always be the case anyway.
> I could leave them around if so, but they'll probably mess with
> the new ocaml-mode file. Or rename them? Any other idea?
What kind of trouble could be caused? In the worst case there
is a slight overhead for reading a useless file. Otherwise
I don't see any particular problem.