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

Mike Hommey wrote:
> 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 ?

dpkg does not notice when you rename a conffile to a different number.

see shy jo

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