Re: Configuration Files created at Installation Time
Sam Hartman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >>>>> "Eduardo" == Eduardo Trapani <email@example.com> 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.
OK, the policy _does_ answer my question, so please excuse for
the question. However, it would be nice to get info about
the file with dpkg -S.
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