Re: stop the "manage with debconf" madness
On Fri, 2003-04-18 at 15:04, John Hasler wrote:
> Colin Walters writes:
> > One might be to create a third class of configuration files; let's call
> > them "managed configuration files".
> Is the choice to be up to the maintainer? If so, I'm afraid that over time
> almost all configfiles would become managed, as that would be the easy way
> for maintainers.
No, in my proposal, it's a local system decision. Package maintainers
will have to be aware of managed config files, but they don't control
which are and which aren't managed.