Symlinks as conffiles?
I hope this is not off-topic for this forum. I have a simple question, and
there's _so_ many forums it's tough to find the best one.
I'm a long-time user of Debian trying to learn more about the distribution
and also the Policy.
Someone on #debian mentioned that symlinks can be included in the package
file listing. If that's the case, can symlinks also be conffiles? Will
dpkg make .dpkg-old symlinks and the like if the user changes the target of
Even if it works, is it not recommended because of some corner-case(s) dpkg
just isn't designed for?
I'm using GMane to post to this forum as a newgroup. I'll just check back
here periodically, so feel free to just post back to the forum and not
worry about cc'ing me.
Thanks for your feedback,