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Re: apt-diff: a tool to diff filesystem content against APT

Osamu Aoki <osamu@debian.org> writes:

> As I read manpage of dh_md5sums, it states:
>        -x, --include-conffiles
>            Include conffiles in the md5sums list. Note that this
> information is redundant since it is included elsewhere in debian
> packages.

> I have no idea what this is.

The *.conffiles files in /var/lib/dpkg/info have the checksums of all the
conffiles.  See also dpkg-query -f '${Conffiles}' -W <package>.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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