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Re: Configuration Files created at Installation Time

On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 02:46:16PM +0200, Stefan Hornburg (Racke) wrote:
> 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. 

Not generally possible; there are files (/etc/aliases, /etc/mailname
for example) which don't really "belong" to a package.  But it might
be a nice enhancement to make.

In many cases, man 5 configfilename should help.



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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