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Re: dropping a conffile-script?

On 28-Jul-04, 15:35 (CDT), Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> wrote: 
> Hi,
> I intend to drop the new_fax-script (a conffile currently) in mgetty
> in the next release, and replace that script by a faxin.d-directory;
> however, the default script will then be placed in /usr/... and not be
> a conffile any more (the possiblity to make local changes will be
> provided of course). For various reasons, I want to get rid of the
> current script on upgrade. So, what should I do?

- Move the script (if modified) to the new faxin.d/ directory.

Of course, the hard part is determining if the script was modified,
unless the distributed version never changed over the life of the

If the scripts are incompatible, then you can't do this, but then the
linking scenario wouldn't work either.


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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