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Re: Debian Configuration Packaging System

Timothy G Abbott writes ("Debian Configuration Packaging System"):
>  applying dpkg-divert to configuration files.


Tim Abbott writes ("Re: Debian Configuration Packaging System"):
> I'll note that we wrap our dpkg-divert calls with a bunch of 
> error-handling code that we found quite important for correctly recovering 
> >from  people hitting ^C in the middle of installation (see 
> <http://debathena/config-packages/code/config-package-dev-4.2/divert.sh.in> 
> for the code).  Earlier iterations that did not do this were plagued with 
> problems whenever there were errors in installation.


I think this is a bad idea.


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