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Re: Silly Packaging Problem

martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> writes:

> also sprach Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> [2006.08.10.1647 +0100]:
>> How about allowing conffiles to list files that are generated at
>> install time and are not included in the deb?
> You can, but then you run up against policy. You are not allowed to
> touch a conffile with a script.

Policy and dpkg would obviously have to change to that semantic and
specificaly allow/recommend that approach.


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