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Re: changing location of .conf files

tony mancill wrote:
> preinst checks to see if it was called with either "install <oldversion>"
> or "upgrade <oldversion>", which case it will copy whatever the user had
> for these conffiles into the new locations (and then remove the old
> conffiles?  Or let dpkg handle this?)

I've done this a couple of times, but I can never remember exactly what to
do. Anyhow, I think this is the right solution, and that you do have to
delete the old conffiles. I don't think dpkg automatically removes them.

see shy jo

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