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Re: Should files in /etc/emacs/site-start.d/ be conffiles?

Peter S Galbraith writes:

> I noticed a lack of consistency in this.
> The file I put under /etc/emacs/site-start.d/ was never marked as
> a conffile, so I must have taken my cue from emacs-policy (which
> doesn't mention it).
> For example, I see:
>  /etc/emacs/site-start.d/00debian-vars.el -> not a conffile
>  /etc/emacs/site-start.d/50octave.el      -> conffile
> What's the answer?

Are there any cases where it makes sense to mark files in
/etc/emacs/site-start.d/ and /etc/<flavour>/site-start.d/ as

Has anyone ever needed to modify one of the Emacs init files (besides

I think it's sufficient that /etc/emacs/site-start.el is a conffile.
Other Emacs init files shouldn't be marked as conffiles.

BTW, some packages create files in /etc/<flavour>/site-start.d/ in
their installation scripts which AFAIK makes it impossible to mark
these files as conffiles.

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