Bug#2915: kbd doesn't install rc?.d links
Dominik Kubla writes ("Re: Bug#2915: kbd doesn't install rc?.d links "):
> I see a problem with installing files in /etc/rc.boot:
> If you answer with NO when asked to replace a conffile dpkg will put
> the file with suffix .dpkg.dist in the _SAME_ directory and if you
> answer yes, then it will rename the old to *.dpkg-old in both case
> both versions of the script will be called. Thus using symlinks is
> IMHO more sensitive to that problem (that's why used a symlink in the
> first place).
run-parts does not run files with `.' in their name.