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

On Mon, 02 Mar 2009, Steve Langasek wrote:
> 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?

It's already there:

I would happily include such a file, though it probably needs some thought
on the API before we commit to support it for eternity. Feel free to help
and make a proposal/patch.

Raphaël Hertzog

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