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Re: It's Huntin' Season

On Sun, 3 Feb 2002, Malcolm Parsons wrote:

> Bug #118987 was closed with this explanation:
> That's because all settings for devpts.sh are set in
> /etc/default/devpts. So there should be no need to change devpts.sh.
> Should this bug be reopened with a serious severity?


If /etc/init.d/devpts.sh is shipped in the .deb, it *MUST* be a conffile.  If
it is not shipped in the deb, then it *MUST* be a configuration file, and user
edits to it must be preserved with some maintainer-provided way.

If the maintainer of libc6 says you shouldn't edit that file, then the
maintainer is wrong.

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