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Re: FWD: When conffiles get cut adrift

On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 02:17:35AM -0400, Andrew Pimlott wrote:
> Which raises the question (that I should have asked initially) of
> what the default answer should be.  99% of users will want the old
> conffiles removed, but can we count on the 1% to answer low-priority
> questions?
> I too would hate to bother users with this, but can it be avoided
> when conffiles move?
> Perhaps leaving the old conffiles behind is the best we can do, but
> this seems awfully un-Debian.

Create a shared debconf template to ask, wether one wants to keep all
phased out in place, in a special location (like /var/backups/),
removed, or specified on a per package basis.

In the last case, ask the question again for the current package.

Regards, David
Afrika kommt nach Europa. Das ist der Kontinentaldrift. Da kann man auch
mit einem neuen Asylgesetz nichts dagegen machen. Das sollte mal wer
denen von der FPÖ erklären!
	-- Dieter Nuhr (www.nuhr.de) in der Wiener Remise, 2002-08-02

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