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Re: the files in /etc/modprobe.d/

On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 10:02:11PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> <winge>
> Insert the typical winge here about dpkg conffile renaming code
> being deployed via cut-n-paste from a wiki page instead of any
> of our better technologies, such as a utility, with a man page,
> in a single package.
> </winge>

It would of course have to be in an Essential: yes package, since conffile
renaming has to be handled in the package preinst and we wouldn't want
conffile handling to involve lots of extra Pre-Depends.  dpkg itself is the
most likely package to carry this - wishlist bug on dpkg warranted?

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