> I've got a package which inclides some arbitrary web files. I'm adding > them to the install file and packaging it up and it installs fine. Now I > want to add the file /etc/apache2/apache2.conf file to my package so that > when I install, it overwrites or adds my custom configuration to the > system so that I know it will serve up my web pages. Unfortunately, on > install I am getting an error. It is telling me that it is trying to > overwrite the existing apache2.conf file which is also in the the apache > package, and then it bails. > > The weird thing is that I deleted the existing config file and tried it > again and it gave the same error. > > Sorry if this sounds like a very elementary issue, but I've been > searching/reading for two days and still nothing. Hopefully somone can > share a solution with me. > > Thanks! > > toddaa A package can not overwrite config files of another package (either if they exist or not is irrelevant to the point, as long as their are listed as conffiles) without a Replaces tag. In any case, are you SURE you need to touch the general Apache config file? Can not you use the /etc/apache2/conf.d directory for your purposes? Noel er Envite
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