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Re: what about confdirs?



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Steve Langasek wrote:
> 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
> policy.

You are completely right of course.
I'm sorry for my incomplete advise.


dam
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