Re: I am confused about configuration files
"Artur R. Czechowski" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> So, why it still exists? I read Debian Policy, section 10.7.3 but it
> does not say what shall happen if after upgrade of the package it does
> not provide conffile anymore.
> Is the only way to make sure that conffiles do not clutter filesystem to
> remove them in maintainer's script on upgrade from previous version?
I believe that's the case, although I'd like to get some confirmation
before adding something to Policy 10.7.3 about this. See Bug#470633.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>