Re: Changes in a conffile
On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 05:44:34PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 09:28:33AM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > Modifying a conffile in user scripts is a violation of
> > policy.
> Nevertheless, I remember seeing a couple of packages that changed their
> config files after an upgrade -- man-db
man-db only ever altered its configuration file in the postinst when it
wasn't a conffile. I only decided some months ago that it would be
better off managed by dpkg.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]