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Re: scores file - how to fix?

Adrian Bridgett wrote:
> > This works because if you change a package so a conffile does not exist in
> > the package anymore, dpkg leaves the conffile in place when you upgrade.
> Oh - I never knew that, I also can't see any mention of that behaviour in
> the dpkg packaging manual.

Neither did I. I found this out by trying it. (I guessed before-hand it
would work this way, it's really consistent with it's other behavior relating
to cnffiles.)

> So *any* package which stops including a conffile must delete it itself
> somewhere?!


see shy jo

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