Bug#23712: Bug#163183: Bug#23712: conflicting packages with the same conffile
On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Fri, 20 Aug 2010, Russ Allbery wrote:
> >> + <p>
> >> + A package that declares the same <tt>conffile</tt> as another,
> >> + conflicting package may see left-over configuration files from
> >> + that other package.
> > EPARSE on this sentence, it looks like some words are missing.
> Hm. All the words that I had intended to be there are there. I clearly
> need to rephrase it somehow, though, if it's not clear. How about:
> When two packages both declare the same <tt>conffile</tt>, they may
> see left-over configuration files from each other even though they
> conflict with each other.
I was confused by the comma. I supposed it was meant to split the whole
But the second wording is better IMO.
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