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Re: mass bug filing about packages manipulating/deleting shipped files

On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 11:59:44AM +0200, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> On 09/17/2012 11:56 AM, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> > Modifying conffiles is forbidden by policy 10.7.3
> Well, conffiles are sometimes modified due to the result of asking
> questions with debconf - at least the md5sum might change, although the
> content stays the same with debconf priority=high. Are you sure you
> didn't find such things?

If you modify conffiles through debconf config scripts, your package is RC
buggy. See also [1].

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

[1] http://release.debian.org/wheezy/rc_policy.txt

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