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Re: Packages' use of dpkg-statoverride

Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > (OTOH, you man not want to skip it if the package is being dpkg-recofigure'd
> > (.config's $1 will == "reconfigure").)
> Are you saying that, when reconfigured, it should ask the question (but still
> not touch the system), or that it should ask and change the override?

The latter. At least this seems like a nice touch to me.

> It seems like statoverrides could use a flag to indicate whether they have been
> created by the user or the packaging system, or a notion of 'auto/manual' mode
> like the alternatives system.  That way, only package-created statoverrides
> would be removed on purge.

Does seem useful.

see shy jo

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