Re: edit patches in dpkg configuration file dialog
On Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 08:53:00PM +0100, Alexander Schmehl wrote:
> > Although this clutters up /etc they could be saved as *.dpkg-last or
> > so. New packages' conffiles can be saved as *.dpkg-new just like dpkg
> > currently does if one chooses not to install the new file. Before a
> > new version is installed *.dpkg-new would be renamed to *.dpkg-last.
> ... and they will probably deleted my many admins thinking they are not
> needed. I don't think you can count on leaving them in /etc and finding
> them again.
And why shouldn't they. If anything, this should belong to