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Re: FWD: When conffiles get cut adrift

On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 03:47:39PM -0500, Graham Wilson wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 08:50:32PM +0200, David Schmitt wrote:
> > 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.
> what would the default answer to that question be?

To move it or the answer given, the last time the question was asked.

This reduces clutter and keeps the files recoverable.

> also, which package
> would that template be in?

One shared template and one package-private template in each package
containing conffiles. The templates only needs to be added the first
time a conffile vanishes.

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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