Re: debhelper v2
>>>>> "Joey" == Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Joey> Edward Betts wrote:
>> Do it automatically, if it has not already been done manually
>> and have an option to turn it off.
>> All files in /etc/init.d must be conf files. So they can not be
>> changed by a postinst script. If you have settings that are set
>> in a script, they go in a seperate conf file that is sourced by
>> the init.d script.
Joey> Ok, init.d script were a bad idea (I think that policy is
Joey> flawed, btw. Policy allows in general for files in /etc to
Joey> not be registed as conffiles if you offer an interface to
Joey> allow modifications to them).
Joey> A better example is using dh_installmodules to stick a
Joey> module fragment in /etc/modutils/, or using dh_installmenu
Joey> to stick a menu-method file in /etc/menu-methods/. In either
Joey> of these cases, policy allows the file to not be a conffile,
Joey> if you have an interface to let it be modified.
So if you use that interface to make changes to that
/etc/modutils/blah file, an upgrade could blow them away? It still
would need to be a conffile in that case.