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Re: How to warn about need to port changes to new configuration file?

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 10:46 AM, Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> wrote:
> On 18.06.2010 16:06, 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?
> I assume the file in question is a conffile. If you just want to move its
> location, read the section "Moving a conffile" at
> http://wiki.debian.org/DpkgConffileHandling

dpkg-maintscript-helper was introduced in dpkg to provide a
standard implementation of actions like this.

GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan@debian.org>

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