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Re: Bug#311344: Replacing lpr-ppd with lprng removes printer database

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 01:15:37PM +0200, A Mennucc wrote:
> /etc/printcap is a "conffile" of lpr-ppd ; if
> lpr-ppd is removed, /etc/printcap will still be there ;
> but if you purge  lpr-ppd  , dpkg will delete /etc/printcap ,
> since it is not a conffile of lprng

lprng used to have /etc/printcap but for very good reasons I can no
longer remember (perhaps that conffiles need to be only for a single
package) it no longer has a printcap.

  - Craig
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