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Re: "The Debian exim 4 packages suck badly" on exim-users@exim.org

Scripsit Thomas Bushnell BSG
> Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> writes:
> > Scripsit Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net>

> > > The point is that I want to massage some parts of the configuration
> > > and not others.  I want the others to continue to get updated by the
> > > normal package installation process.

> > So is the whole thing essentially a workaround for dpkg's current
> > lack of good conffile update management, or would you still prefer the
> > separate files way if dpkg magically gained a well-tested and stable
> > conflict resolution scheme with bells, whistles, and 3-way merges?

> Um, no, I don't think I said that.

OK. I would appreciate having explained what I'm missing then.

#include<standard disclaimer about not being rhetorical but actually
 wanting to understand the topic>

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                             Aber waren Sie schon mal in Baden-Württemberg?"

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