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Re: use and abuse of debconf

Brian May <bam@debian.org> writes:

> >>>>> "Jason" == Jason Henry Parker <jasonp@uq.net.au> writes:
>     Jason> [1] : Actually the file in question was a conffile as well
>     Jason> as being edited by debconf, but whatever.
> That is against policy. It should not be a conffile if the package
> modifies it.

While that's true, it was merely a side-issue (version 126_2 doesn't
mark the file as a conffile anymore, but still does not preserve
user-made settings).

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