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Re: /etc/udev/rules.d non-symlinks

On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 02:50:58PM -0400, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:
> I'm proposing that we change our de-facto policy for handling of files
> in /etc/udev/rules.d. Currently it is this (from udev's README.Debian):
>   Packages should NEVER create files in /etc/udev/rules.d/, but create a
>   symlink the first time the package is installed (and never try again, to
>   allow the local system administrator to remove it).
> The intent is to let users disable a udev rule by removing the symlink, or
> reorder a rule to a different number by renaming the symlink. Putting a rules
> conffile directly in /etc/udev/rules.d/ wouldn't allow for this

Why ? Isn't dpkg supposed to track removed conffiles ?


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