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Re: dpkg / apt equivalent to 'rpm -qf'?

John Summerfield writes:
> I know shorewall 2.0 as packaged for Debian has an empty /etc/shorewall,
> but why it shouldn't be full of sample config files containing lots of
> interesting comments I really don't know.

Because you have not filed a bug with a patch containing such a file.

> Even where the developer finds it absolutely necessary to generate config
> files at install time, I don't see why there can't be (maybe empty, maybe
> entirely commented out) config files to replace.

That's exactly what I was suggesting.  However, I see no point in putting
anything in a file that is going to be overwritten at installation.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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