[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Configuration Files created at Installation Time

>>>>> "Eduardo" == Eduardo Trapani <etrapani@unesco.org.uy> writes:

    >> Some packages doesn't have their configuration files in
    >> PACKAGE.conffiles, like exim and apache.  They are created at
    >> installation file, so I see no way to get them into.  This is
    >> bad IMHO because they cannot purged.  Is there a solution for
    >> this problem ?

    Eduardo> Maybe those packages could include the configuration
    Eduardo> files with just a header explaining what they are and
    Eduardo> then write on them or append to them at installation
    Eduardo> time.

No, this would be a violation of policy.  Please read the section on configuration file behavior in policy; it is quite clear.

Reply to: