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Re: providing non-file data in a debian package

On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 10:20:52PM +0200, Oliver Kurth wrote:
> Another solution could be to have it as part of the debian package,
> without having it copied to the filesystem, and extracting it by another
> way. But I do not know if that is possible.

I wonder why you want to use debian packages on the target system, if it is
so limited. Cant you just use a host system to build an image for the

Well, deleting or nulling the file in /var works. It is not the cleanest
way, but it will do no big harm. There are packages which delete files like
locales in debian main.

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