What does dpkg do about deleted config files? [Was: Bug#36921: wmaker does not write into /etc/GNUstep/Default/]
On Fri, Apr 30, 1999 at 12:59:37AM +0200, Markus Mohr wrote:
> I managed to delete the whole /etc/GNUstep. Wmaker does create
> /etc/GNUstep/Default on install, but doesn't fill it (tried removing and
> installing several times). Starting gives me:
auch. All the files in /etc/GNUstep/Defaults/ are tagged as config files.
As such, if you delete them, dpkg won't restore them... I think.
> bash-2.02$ wmaker
> install: /etc/GNUstep/Defaults/WindowMaker: No such file or directory
Yes, this is the wrapper trying to copy non existant files.
Since you seem to have deleted ~/GNUstep/Defaults/*, too, you can fix this
*purging* wmaker and reinstalling.