also sprach Michael S. Peek <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006.08.09.1322 +0100]: > It seems that Debian doesn't care about keeping up with files > created dynamically via install scripts. For instance, I can type > 'dpkg -S /etc/papersize', and I get back 'dpkg: /etc/papersize not > found.' Yes, /etc/papersize is not installed by dpkg. > Is this correct, or is there a way to assign package ownership of > dynamically-created files? No, at least not for /etc. You could install the file, the overwrite it, but files installed to /etc by dpkg are conffiles and those must not be touched programmatically, according to policy. -- Please do not send copies of list mail to me; I read the list! .''`. martin f. krafft <email@example.com> : :' : proud Debian developer and author: http://debiansystem.info `. `'` `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing a system it is ok to let your mind go blank, but please turn off the sound.
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