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Re: use and abuse of debconf

On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 02:06:27PM +0100, Martijn van de Streek wrote:
> Why not check if the conffile is the "default" config file (first install,
> etc.), and don't do the debconf stuff if it is?

Maintainer scripts should not be modifying conffiles under any

Every time I upgrade a Debian system I still get asked by
dpkg about a lot of conffiles which I never new existed
and certainly haven't modified. We should be able to get
this right after all this time.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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