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Re: Move config-files from /etc into /etc/foobar during package upgrade

On Sat, Dec 31, 2005 at 12:42:06PM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 31, 2005 at 03:37:03AM +0100, Daniel Leidert wrote:
> > Are there special things I need to care of? Does anyone know a package,
> > where the configuration files moved? I already added a NEWS file. But
> > not every user installed apt-listchanges, so I should also inform him
> > during update. Is it enough, do this on command-line or should I better
> > use a debconf-dialog? Is it enough to only inform the user or should I
> > better ask him [1], if his configuration files should be moved? What
> > would you do?
Well I *did* send a mail about this last night, but it seems to have
been eaten by the mailer demon of 2006.

Anyway read: http://www.dpkg.org/ConffileHandling

Clear skies,

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