Bug#703022: debian-policy: Appendix G: Diversion example faulty (doesn't work for conffiles)
Le Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 09:22:08AM -0700, Russ Allbery a écrit :
> Charles Plessy <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > In the meantime, I propose to modify Appendix G by adding the following
> > sentence.
> > Do not attempt to divert a conffile, as <prog>dpkg</prog> does not handle
> > it well.
> > I know that we should not add contents to the appendices, but in that
> > case it already contains a similar warning about files vitally important
> > for the systemm, and I think that it would be confusing to separate the
> > two warnings.
> This sounds okay for the time being, although it sounds like we may be
> able to drop some of those warnings before too long.
Thanks for the feedback.
I will commit this as a non-normative solution in the absence of comments in
the next few days.
Then, when dpkg will be corrected, we can remove this warning and the ones in
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