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.