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Re: configuration file placement

John Travers wrote:
> The program I am packaging defaults to putting its configuration files in
> /usr/share/packagename/... along with an example file and a pixmap. How can I
> make the configuration file and example go to /etc/packagename... but leave
> the pixmap in the /usr/share... directory? (I know how I could install it
> there, but how do I make the program look there?)

You have to edit the program.  The configuration file should go under /etc.
The example should be in /usr/doc/packagename/examples.  I don't know what
the policy on pixmaps is, but I'm sure they do not belong anywhere under
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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