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Re: debmake 3.5.16 (source all) uploaded to master

On Fri, 20 Nov 1998, Joey Hess wrote:

> Santiago Vila wrote:
> >    * debstd: According to policy, do not make postinst or postrm scripts to
> >      tweak any configuration files in /etc.
> >    * debstd(1): Document the change.
> I just wonder how many packages this breaks. [...]

You are absolutely right.

I asked myself about this too (after the upload) and I agree with you and
Adam that this is maybe a too radical change for slink.

After all, it is not 100% clear what policy says (see Bug #29770),
so I'm going to upload a new debmake that just warns, for now.


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