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Re: conffiles in /etc/default

On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 11:37:03AM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> > From 11.7.3:
> >      The easy way to achieve this behavior is to make the configuration
> >      file a `conffile'.  This is appropriate only if it is possible to
> >      distribute a default version that will work for most installations,
> >      although some system administrators may choose to modify it. [...]
> Of course, some people seem to think it's a sensible idea to create
> conffiles that absolutely must be modified for the package to be
> usuable.  *sigh*

And those packages should have bugs filed against them.



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