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Re: backing up/replacing files from another package

Eric Winger <ewinger@keyww.com> schrieb:

> Jamie Wilkinson was heard to have trumpeted:
>> This one time, at band camp, Eric Winger wrote:
>> >I'm thinking there's got to be a "higher level" way of handling this
>> >type of scenario.
>> Firstly, you can't really Depend on and then Replace a package at
>> the same
>> time.
> Can't I even "Depend" on a package and then fine tune its
> configuration though?

Look at 


| 	Packages must not modify other packages' configuration files
| 	except by an agreed upon APIs (eg, a /usr/sbin/update-foo command).

Bye, Frank
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie

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