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Re: May I temporarily move away a conffile of a conflicting package? [Repost]

John H. Robinson, IV <jaqque@debian.org> wrote:
> Andreas Metzler wrote:
>>   2 move the respective file to $file.exim4disabled and generate a new
>>     $file that basically says "This file has been temporarily renamed,
>>     see $file.exim4disabled for the original one"

> when the user removes exim4 and restores exim3, exim3 will not work in
> this case. the whole idea of removing is to allow the package to be
> re-installed w/o losing your configuration.

No, you snipped one interesting part.
| * postrm uninstall: [ reenable eximv3 ]
|       mv $file.exim4disabled $file
               cu andreas

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