Re: few questions about .deb
> I have a few questions about Debian-packages:
> - Is there an easy way (not ar+tar) to see what files a package will
> install bevor it is installed? (after install 'dpkg -L' will do it)
More then one. For example:
dpkg-deb -c <deb>
> - If I build a debian-package for a program that needs p.e.
> /var/log/ppplog. Should '/var/log/ppplog' be included in
> 'data.tar.gz' or should I create it in 'postinst' (I need 'postinst'
> in any case to set the rights on '/var/log/ppplog', right?).
Not sure what you mean by `included in the data.tar.gz'.
I believe the same effect for the /var/log/ppplog creation and permissions can
be achieved using the debian/rules. Better check with policy.
Shaul Karl <email@example.com>