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Re: what about confdirs?

On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 12:57:23PM +0300, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> Rakotomandimby Mihamina wrote:
> > I would like to know if I must list the configuration directories into
> > 'conffiles'.
> > 
> > I am trying to make a yum debian package.
> > It has one "main" confioguration file: /etc/yum.conf
> > and also have a /etc/yum.d/ directory.
> > 
> > How should I write "conffiles" in order to manage it?

> Nothing. Every file under /etc is automatically marked as conffile. See last
> paragraph of dh_installdeb(1)

Every file under /etc is automatically marked as a conffile *when using
debhelper*.  While most packagers are using debhelper these days, please be
clear about this, as it is an optional helper package and not mandated by

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