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Re: Moving conffiles between packages, redux

On Sat, 2006-12-23 at 23:04 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> [debian-release: Read this if you care about the details. The executive
> summary is to note that openssh 1:4.3p2-8 corrects an RC bug and should
> be hinted into testing if its five days expire without any new RC bugs;
> also that all other packages that have had to deal with moving conffiles
> between packages may be affected by a similar problem depending on
> whether they're upgraded with sarge's dpkg or etch's dpkg, and need to
> be reviewed and corrected before release.]
> Fortunately, all of this is only necessary for upgrades from sarge to
> etch, and once we can expect everyone to have etch's dpkg installed we
> can move conffiles between packages more or less like any other files.

is it possible/useful to generate a dh_ command to facilitate this?
Rather than everyone needing to end up encoding the same logic with
minute variations ?

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