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Re: replace a file in an other package

On Sat, Oct 05, 2002 at 12:36:30PM +0000, Joerg Sommer wrote:
> for the local configuration I would like to create a package. I want to
> move /sbin/start-stop-daemon to /sbin/start-stop-daemon.real and install
> a script, that checks if the daemon should be started or not. But
> start-stop-daemon belongs to dpkg. How can I replace it with another
> package, but a new version of dpkg shouldn't overwrite my
> start-stop-daemon. It should instead replace start-stop-daemon.real.

See dpkg-divert(8).


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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