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Re: FWD: When conffiles get cut adrift

>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Pimlott <andrew@pimlott.net> writes:
    Andrew> 3.  Systems which for whatever reason depend on the old
    Andrew> conffiles shouldn't break.  (Clint gave the plausible
    Andrew> example of a locally compiled zsh that uses the /etc/
    Andrew> files.)

    Andrew> My approach is:

    Andrew> 1.  Pop a debconf dialog explaining the move, and asking
    Andrew> whether the files in /etc/ should be preserved.

I hope you do this at priority low.  Debian upgrades are already
excessively chatty and it is unfortunate to see this problem grow

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