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Re: how to fully replace another package

On Aug 23, Ben Armstrong <synrg@sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca> wrote:

> > > 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
Right, it's not used but it's checked.
But then there is still /etc/hotplug.d/default/default.hotplug, which if
present will create all kinds of troubles.


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