Re: How to warn about need to port changes to new configuration file?
On 16:06 Fri 18 Jun , Thomas Hood wrote:
> It is planned that an upcoming version of resolvconf will add a new hook
> script for isc-dhcp-client which is identical to the existing one for
> dhcp3-client. An administrator who has made local changes to the latter
> hook script should probably make the same changes to the former.
> Is there a need to warn the administrator that he should (presumably)
> re-implement his changes in the new file? If so, what is the best way
> to warn him? Should debconf notes be used?
In any case you should notice the administrator about this.
Using a debconf note or a debconf question asking to keep the current
modification to the new conffile should do the job.
BTW for information, if your package update a same conffile, the system could be
noticed to not overwrite it.
Cf. Section 7.5
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