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Re: Configuration Files created at Installation Time

Sam Hartman <hartmans@mit.edu> writes:

> >>>>> "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.

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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