Re: Debian Policy "10.7.4 Sharing configuration files" question
Le mardi 11 janvier 2011 à 09:49 +0100, Julien Cristau a écrit :
> > "The maintainer scripts must not alter a conffile of any package,
> > including the one the scripts belong to."
> /etc/hosts is not a conffile, so it doesn't violate that part.
> However, the squeeze RC policy says 
> Packages must not modify other packages' configuration files
> except by an agreed upon APIs (eg, a /usr/sbin/update-foo command).
> which might well apply.
On a different, although similar issue, how would a change
of /etc/inittab in a maintainer script be regarded?
(I’m considering it for gdm3 in wheezy.)
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