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Re: Correct way to move /etc config files

On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 07:32:48PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 01:00:34AM +0200, Luca Capello wrote:
> > Hi there!
> > This mail originates from the discussion at [1]: simply, I need to move
> > an /etc file (/etc/frameworkd.conf) from one package (fso-frameworkd) to
> > another one (fso-config-gta02).
> > However, I don't really know the best way to manage this situation and I
> > cannot find any reference on the Debian Developer's Reference [2] nor on
> > the Debian Policy [3] nor the Debian wiki [4].
> Use Replaces:, just as for other files that move between packages.

As I understand it, you should also remove the conffile[0] from the
original package according.  If you do not, you'll run into bugs like

[0] - http://wiki.debian.org/DpkgConffileHandling
GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan@debian.org>

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