Re: Incorrect use of dpkg conffile suffixes and lintian checks
> Why do you think, debhelper is not the correct place to handle this?
> Imho it would be fairly easy to write a debhelper command for this.
> Another way would be, to make dpkg smarter about such cases. As you
> want to write a special utility for this, how would you hook this up
> into the install/upgrade process? If you have to edit maintainer
> scripts again, you haven't gained a lot imho.
What API should be provided? I assume the script name and the version
it was removed would be enough?
Something like 'dh_obsolete /etc/init/oldfile 1.0.0-1', perhaps? One
entry per file?