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

On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 01:24:51PM +0200, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> Oh well yes, bad example. We still have a lot of packages which modify
> /etc/default/* with debconf. Portmap, sysstat, ... - and they are
> supposed to be conffiles - [...]

Why are they supposed to be conffiles? It's fine for them to be not.
(Which is true, e.g., for portmap.)

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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