Re: edit patches in dpkg configuration file dialog
Jean-Christophe Dubacq <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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.
Everyone is free to break his own system. ;-)
The consequence would be minimal. dpkg would just fall back to the
> And why shouldn't they. If anything, this should belong to
You are right. This is the logical place.