Re: transitioning config files between two packages
On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 01:28:34PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> sean finney <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > so the question is: what am i forgetting to do? i'm guessing that the
> > problem has something to do with the original package still being
> > present (as a metapackage)?
> No, it's a general problem: dpkg won't notice that a conffile has been
> moved from one package to the other, no matter whether it declares
> "Replaces" or whatever. There's simply no solution within dpkg at the
Where do you get this? Conflicts:/Replaces: has been used quite
successfully to transfer ownership of conffiles for, e.g., the Xorg
packages, without spurious prompts.
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