Re: Bug#224828: Split config file is worrying...
On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 07:33:41PM +0800, Cameron Patrick wrote:
> Andreas Metzler wrote:
> | There'd be medium debconf question asking whether update-exim4.conf
> | should use the template file or the conf.d hierarchy to generate
> | config.autogenerated. The question would default to yes for fresh
> | installations and no for upgrades.
> Could you avoid the debconf question and use a similar mechanism to what
> the current XFree packages do: generate the file from conf.d, unless its
> md5sum has changed from the generated version. That way you don't need
> to have a debconf question, and when someone edits their exim4.conf
> file, exim Does The Right Thing and doesn't scribble all over it.
I don't want to dump conf.d, I want to keep it around.