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Re: how to handle configuration that modifies files in /usr

On 17-Jan-03, 15:37 (CST), martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> wrote: 
> There is some configuration to be done per list, but that's not my
> problem. My problem is the site configuration.

You know, it's quite possible that MHarc is not usefully packagable.
If the user experience with Debian package is not significantly
different from 'tar xvfz mharc.tar.gz' (they end up running the mharc
configuration scripts, generating new cgi scripts, etc.), then why

I've got mharc arc running on the list server at work, and it's a nice
tool. I kind of wondered why there wasn't a debian package, until I saw
how it was put together: it just didn't make much sense to me.

Now, obviously, it's your time, your pain, and you can package whatever
you want. But given the trouble you're having (which is not a slam on
you -- anyone would have the same trouble, mharc is just too weird), why
not find something that would be a) easier, and b) provide more added


Steve Greenland

    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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