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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 <synrg@sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca> 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?


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