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Re: Packaging Question

On Sun, Dec 16, 2001 at 09:15:49AM +0100, Bernd Eckenfels <lists@lina.inka.de> was heard to say:
> On Sun, Dec 16, 2001 at 12:43:25AM -0500, Phillip Hofmeister wrote:
> > When making a package how do you specify which files are config files (IE: Files that
> > should not be removed unless purged)?  Is it done in the rules somehow?
> Well, the question you asked, and the additional information you need to
> know before you can build a package can be found in the policy document.
> For short: You do it by putting the names of the conffiles in 
> debian/conffiles

  If you're using debhelper v3, it does this automatically for files in


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