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Re: Deploying configuration as packages

also sprach Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> [2006.08.30.2023 +0200]:
> First question to the developers, what are you using for deploying
> configuration on your servers?

cfengine and puppet

>       * The first thing that comes to mind is the ability to divert
>         conffiles. This could help a lot to build things around existing
>         packages. Do you think this is realistic? Can this be done with
>         the current conffile architecture in dpkg?

no, you will lose data if you try. Arguably this should be fixed.

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