Re: how to fully replace another package
On Mon, 2005-08-22 at 23:18 +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Aug 22, Ben Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Which conf files blow things up? The reason I ask is, if it's an init
> Just about all of them. Almost all files in the package are conffiles.
> > script, it should be written to exit if the appropriate binary isn't
> > found.
> The appropriate binary is a conffile as well.
Now, that's not strictly true, is it? /etc/init.d/hotplug
invokes /sbin/hotplug, which almost entirely consists of conffiles, but
is not itself a conffile. Isn't that removed when the package is
replaced? Or am I looking in the wrong place?